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LockBit 2.0 Becomes LockFile Ransomware

A novel encryption technique is being used in the novel Lockfile ransomware which is derived from the Lockbit 2.0 ransomware.  It partially encrypts files to escape detection. 

Deep Instinct Threat Intelligence Researcher Moshe Hayun covers the following:

  • Changes cybercriminals are making to previously-used malware and how these changes are helping breach protected environments

  • The key differences between LockBit 2.0 and LockFile ransomware

  • How Deep Instinct detected this new threat and stopped it in its tracks

Read the blog post here.

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