The LockBit ransomware gang launched a new data leaks website after sharing a portal with Maze ransomware attackers for a few months.
Two Victims Disclosed Thus Far
According to Bleeping Computer on September 16, 2020, digital security intelligence firm Kela observed those responsible for LockBit had posted an announcement in a Russian-speaking forum about their new data leaks site. Bleeping Computer analyzed the new website and found that it contained the data of two victims at the time of Kela’s discovery. One victim was an automation parts manufacturer, while the other was a shipping company.
LockBit’s handlers launched a data leaks website earlier in 2020. But they shuttered that portal around the time they joined Maze’s “extortion cartel” of ransomware gangs and began sharing its data leaks infrastructure.
The Maze ransomware gang was the first crypto-malware group to steal victims’ plaintext information before activating their payload’s encryption routine. They first