FBI, HHS Warn of LockBit 2.0 Ransomware Indicators of Compromise
Health IT Security
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a flash alert in early February to alert potential victims to indicators of compromise (IOCs) associated with LockBit 2.0 ransomware. HHS warned that the affiliate-based Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) group could pose a significant cyber threat to the healthcare sector, despite the group’s claims about not attacking healthcare organizations.
The cybercriminal group released LockBit 2.0 in June 2021, after launching the original version in September 2019.
“The actor appears to have a contradictory code of ethics...