LockBit ransomware builder leaked online by “angry developer”

Lawrence Abrams reports:

The LockBit ransomware operation has suffered a breach, with an allegedly disgruntled developer leaking the builder for the gang’s newest encryptor.

In June, the LockBit ransomware operation released version 3.0 of their encryptor, codenamed LockBit Black, after testing it for two months.


Regardless of how the private ransomware builder was leaked, this is not only a severe blow to the LockBit ransomware operation but also to the enterprise, which will see a rise in threat actors using it to launch their own attacks.

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