LockBit 3.0 gang claims to have stolen data from Thales

The ransomware group LockBit 3.0 claimed to have stolen data from the French defence and technology group Thales. Thales is a global high-tech leader with more than 81,000 employees worldwide. The Group invests in digital and deep tech innovations – big data, artificial intelligence, connectivity, cybersecurity and quantum – to build a future of trust, […]

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Lockbit leak sites hit by mysterious DDoS attack after Entrust hack

LockBit ransomware gang claims to have hacked the IT giant Entrust and started leaking the stolen files. Entrust Corp., provides software and hardware used to issue financial cards, e-passport production, user authentication for those looking to access secure networks or conduct financial transactions, trust certificated for websites, mobile credentials, and connected devices. The Lockbit ransomware […]

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LockBit 3.0 affiliate sideloads Cobalt Strike through Windows Defender

An affiliate of the LockBit 3.0 RaaS operation has been abusing the Windows Defender command-line tool to deploy Cobalt Strike payloads. During a recent investigation, SentinelOne researchers observed threat actors associated with the LockBit 3.0 ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) operation abusing the Windows Defender command line tool MpCmdRun.exe to decrypt and load Cobalt Strike payloads. The attackers initially compromise the target […]

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The strange similarities between Lockbit 3.0 and Blackmatter ransomware

Researchers found similarities between LockBit 3.0 ransomware and BlackMatter, which is a rebranded variant of the DarkSide ransomware. Cybersecurity researchers have found similarities between the latest version of the LockBit ransomware, LockBit 3.0, and the BlackMatter ransomware. The Lockbit 3.0 ransomware was released in June with important novelties such as a bug bounty program, Zcash payment, and new extortion […]

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