back to article Back from the dead: LockBit taunts cops, threatens to leak Trump docs

LockBit claims it's back in action just days after an international law enforcement effort seized the ransomware gang's servers and websites, and retrieved more than 1,000 decryption keys to assist victims. The crew's latest leak site, which debuted on Saturday, listed more than a dozen alleged victims including the FBI itself …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    so, they save 1 out of 20. I'm guessing Fulton County wasn't one of them....

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Not sure that releasing any of the files related the the Great Orange One will hurt any of his cases. It will probably just boost his poll numbers.

    1. markrand

      That's the threat...

  3. elsergiovolador Silver badge


    So we have a really rare occasion to see that NCA is actually doing something (who cares if we have massive corruption in the government, PPE fraud, VIP lanes, IR35 changes to benefit certain businesses, written off loans and so on...)

    ...and they blew it.


    1. Chinamissing

      Re: NCA

      Not sure they blew it? Did you really expect an organisation that makes hundreds of millions and possibly billions to suddenly die? Especially given their locations and undoubted resources. I mean they are clearly not dumb and so would have a back up plan in place (the irony) but what the NCA and the FBI and all the rest have done is disrupt, assist some organisations and shown that they can be defeated (at least once.) Not sure I think the PR was so well handled but other than that, the cops did well. Made a good read after the interminable and never ending reads on organisations being hacked and ransomware etc. But to assume that one victory is the end of the war is naive at best and utter stupidity at worst.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: NCA

        They are 'dumb' or they wouldn't be criminals. Plenty of respectable ways to enjoy life without attacking others like a nasty leech.

      2. elsergiovolador Silver badge

        Re: NCA

        Did you read the article?

  4. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Leak Trump docs ?

    Please don't wait, go ahead. Leak'em now, we could use a good laugh.

  5. ChoHag Silver badge

    The excuses don't make them look any better.

    You defaced a website. Go away quietly before you embarrass yourselves further.

  6. Zibob Bronze badge

    Sooner than expected!

    Though it foes fall into my "In next weeks news" time frame.

    I wonder if anyone would have taken the bet. Maybe I should make friends with financially unsound FBI agents and bet them they can't do their job properly.

  7. vcragain

    Maybe it's time to reinstate the death penalty - I can't think of a better way to get rid of useless humans ! These people are the same version of human as trump himself - just a huge need to show off & try to get the world to see how smart they are !

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