LockBit ransomware gang lurked in a U.S. gov network for months

Bill Toulas reports:

A regional U.S. government agency compromised with LockBit ransomware had the threat actor in its network for at least five months before the payload was deployed, security researchers found.

Logs retrieved from the compromised machines showed that two threat groups had compromised them and were engaged in reconnaissance and remote access operations.

The attackers tried to remove their tracks by deleting Event Logs but the pieces of the files remained allowed threat analysts to get a glimpse of the actor and their tactics.

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