A deep dive into the operations of the LockBit ransomware group

Researchers have provided an in-depth look at how LockBit, one of the newer ransomware groups on the scene, operates.

Ransomware has become one of the most disruptive forms of cyberattack this year. It was back in 2017 with the global WannaCry outbreak that we first saw the severe disruption the malware could cause, and in 2021, nothing seems to have changed for the better.

This year alone, so far we’ve seen the Colonial Pipeline ransomware disaster that caused fuel supply shortages across parts of the US; ongoing issues at Ireland’s national health service, and systematic disruption for meat processor giant JBS due to the malware.

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Source: ZDNet