Russia-based LockBit ransomware hackers attempt comeback

Gang sets up new site on dark web and releases rambling statement explaining how it was infiltrated by law enforcement agencies

The LockBit ransomware gang is attempting a comeback days after its operations were severely disrupted by a coordinated international crackdown.

The Russia-based group has set up a new site on the dark web to advertise a small number of alleged victims and leak stolen data, as well as releasing a rambling statement explaining how it had been hobbled by the UK’s National Crime Agency, the FBI, Europol and other police agencies in an operation last week.

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