Threat actors are exploiting the LockBit 3.0 ransomware constructor improperly to produce new variations as a result of the disclosure of the tool last year.
Russian antivirus firm Kaspersky claimed to have discovered a ransomware incursion that used a LockBit variant but had a noticeably different ransom demand process.
Security researchers Eduardo Ovalle and Francesco Figurelli noted that the perpetrator of this crime chose to utilize a different ransom note with a title referring to a previously unidentified organization called NATIONAL HAZARD AGENCY.
Unlike the LockBit group, which doesn’t indicate the amount and uses its own communication and negotiation platform read more LockBit 3.0 Ransomware Builder Leak Gives Rise to Hundreds of New Variants.
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