Surge in global ransomware attacks as LockBit returns

LockBit 3.0 resurfaces as leading threat actor

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Surge in global ransomware attacks reported
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Surge in global ransomware attacks reported

Global ransomware attacks saw a significant increase in May, with incidents rising by 32% month-on-month from 356 to 470 and by 8% year-on-year from 435 to 470, according to UK cybersecurity firm NCC Group’s latest monthly Threat Pulse report.

In a notable development within the ransomware landscape, LockBit 3.0 has resurfaced as the leading threat actor. Previously dormant following a takedown, LockBit 3.0 accounted for 37% of all attac...

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