FBI obtains 7,000 LockBit decryption keys

Offers victims hope of free data decryption

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FBI obtains 7,000 LockBit decryption keys

The FBI has obtained over 7,000 decryption keys for the LockBit ransomware, potentially allowing victims to unlock their data for free.

The news follows a February 2024 sting operation dubbed "Operation Cronos," which significantly disrupted LockBit's operations. "We now have over 7,000 decryption keys and can help victims recla...

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