LockBit ransomware operation behind the Royal Mail cyberattack

The cyberattack on Royal Mail, Britain’s postal service, is a ransomware attack that was linked to the LockBit ransomware operation. Royal Mail, the British multinational postal service and courier company, this week announced that a “cyber incident” has a severe impact on its operation. The incident only impacted Royal Mail’s international export services, the company said it is temporarily […]

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Man charged for role in LockBit ransomware operation

The U.S. DoJ charged a Russian-Canadian national for his alleged role in LockBit ransomware attacks against organizations worldwide. The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) charged Mikhail Vasiliev, a dual Russian and Canadian national, for his alleged participation in the LockBit ransomware operation. According to the press release published by DoJ, the man is currently in custody in […]

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Evil Corp gang starts using LockBit Ransomware to evade sanctions

Mandiant researchers associate multiple LockBit ransomware attacks with the notorious Evil Corp Cybercrime Group. Mandiant researchers have investigated multiple LOCKBIT ransomware attacks that have been attributed to the financially motivated threat actor UNC2165. The researchers also noticed that the group shares numerous overlaps with the cybercrime gang Evil Corp. The UNC2165 group has been active since at […]

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FBI issued a flash alert on Lockbit ransomware operation

The FBI released a flash alert containing technical details associated with the LockBit ransomware operation. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a flash alert containing technical details and indicators of compromise associated with LockBit ransomware operations. The LockBit ransomware gang has been active since September 2019, in June 2021 the group announced the LockBit 2.0 RaaS. Like […]

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