Wednesday, October 27, 2021

LockBit Resurfaces With Version 2.0 Ransomware Detections in Chile, Italy, Taiwan, UK

LockBit 2.0 prides itself on having one of the fastest and most efficient encryption methods in today’s ransomware threat landscape. Our analysis shows that while it uses a multithreaded approach in encryption, it also only partially encrypts the files, as only 4 KB of data are encrypted per file.

Like other ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) operations, LockBit 2.0 looks for affiliates to perform the intrusion and exfiltration on targets. The group behind it also helps affiliates by providing Stea…

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