Data stolen from Florida sheriff’s office leaked by LockBit ransomware group

Jonathan Greig reports:

The LockBit ransomware group has leaked data it stole from Washington County Sheriff’s Office in northeastern Florida.

The Record did not view the stolen data but cybersecurity experts said it included warrants and information on employees. Washington County has more than 25,000 residents and is about 45 minutes away from Panama City, Florida.


Cybersecurity experts at filed a public records request with Washington County Sheriff’s Office to confirm that a ransom was not paid, but the department responded that there was “no written or electronic correspondence” related to the discussion around whether a ransom would be paid.

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