The U.S. and Western partners have disrupted one of the world’s most prolific cybercrime gangs, the Department of Justice(DOJ) announced on Tuesday.
The Lockbit cybercrime group has targeted thousands of individuals across the globe with ransomware schemes, seizing over $120 million in ransom payments and demanding hundreds of millions more from victims, according to the DOJ. Working with the U.K. and a host of other nations, the DOJ and FBI seized Lockbit’s network and issued global arrest warrants for the criminals involved in the operation.
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