How an infamous ransomware gang found itself hacked

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LockBit was a sophisticated criminal operation, offering the tools needed to steal a company’s data and hold it to ransom. Then it was itself hacked. Alex Hern reports

Engaging bit of journalism about recent LockBit takedown, and also reflections on ransomware in general.

I did not know that WannaCry was by the North Korean state.

Interesting assertion that cryptocurrency was one of the recent enabling factors in the rise of ransomware.

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