HHS Warns Healthcare Sector About LockBit 2.0 Threats

Gov Info Security

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Federal regulators are warning healthcare and public health sector organizations of potential attacks by the ransomware group LockBit 2.0 and its affiliates.

In a recent threat advisory, the Department of Health and Human Services' Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center notes that the LockBit 2.0 group claimed credit for an attack in August on Dublin, Ireland-based consultancy Accenture (see: Accenture Hit By Apparent Ransomware Attack).

The HC3 advisory also notes that some LockBit 2.0 affiliates appear to be...

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