LockBit Gang Officially Claims Ransomware Attack on Royal Mail
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Despite its previous denials, the LockBit ransomware operation has now claimed the cyberattack on the UK's leading mail delivery service, Royal Mail, which forced the company to halt its international shipping services due to "severe service disruption."
The group previously blamed the attack on other threat actors using the LockBit 3.0 ransomware builder, leaked on Twitter in September 2022. But now, LockBitSupp confirmed that LockBit was behind the attack in a post on a Russian-speaking hacking forum after determining that one of their affiliates deployed the gang's ransomware payloads on Royal Mail's systems.
The gang's representative also added that they would only provide a decryptor and delete data stolen from Royal Mail's network after a ransom is paid. The entry for the Royal Mail attack on LockBit's da…