Notorious ransomware provider Lockbit taken over by law enforcement

London — Law-enforcement agencies have infiltrated and disrupted Lockbit, a prolific ransomware syndicate behind cyberattacks around the world, Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) said Tuesday. The agency said it led an international operation targeting LockBit, which provides ransomware as a service to so-called affiliates who infect victim networks with the computer-crippling malware and negotiate ransoms….

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