Ransomware: LockBit 2.0 Borrows Ryuk and Egregor's Tricks

Healthcare Info Security

Mathew J. Schwartz

As ransomware-as-a-service operations continue to compete for affiliates, the operators behind LockBit have unveiled a new version of their crypto-locking malware boasting fresh features, some borrowed from rivals. Separately, a relatively unsophisticated newcomer called Hive has debuted.

Regardless of their sophistication, however, attackers wielding both types of ransomware continue to take down fresh victims.

Hive, for example, after less than two months of operation already lists...

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