AKO’s back — as “Ranzy Locker”

Lawrence Abrams reports:

ThunderX has changed its name to Ranzy Locker and launched a data leak site where they shame victims who do not pay the ransom.

ThunderX is a ransomware operation that was launched at the end of August 2020. Soon after launching, weaknesses were found in the ransomware that allowed a free decryptor to be released by Tesorion.

The ransomware operators quickly fixed their bugs and released a new version of the ransomware under Ranzy Locker name.

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