LockBit 3.0 introduces the first ransomware bug bounty program

Lawrence Abrams reports:

The LockBit ransomware operation has released ‘LockBit 3.0,’ introducing the first ransomware bug bounty program and leaking new extortion tactics and Zcash cryptocurrency payment options.


LeMagIT’s Valery Marchive discovered that the LockBit 3.0 operation is utilizing a new extortion model, allowing threat actors to buy data stolen during attacks.

One of the JavaScript files used by the new LockBit 3.0 data leak site shows a new HTML modal dialog that allows people to purchase data leaked on the site.

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