LockBit ransomware hits French Ministry of Justice & European firms

The LockBit ransomware operators claim to have hit business in France, Spain, Italy, Germany, and United Kingdom.

The infamous LockBit ransomware gang is claiming to have hit the Ministry of Justice of France (justice.fr) as part of its recent spree of ransomware attacks. Although the details of the attack are limited, according to the group’s official website the Ministry has 13 days to meet its demands or sensitive data of it will be published on February 10th, 2022.

LockBit ransomware gangs hits Europe

Hackread.com can exclusively confirm that the ransomware attack was not limited to the French Ministry of Justice. In fact, the group is claiming responsibility for hitting several top companies and businesses in several European countries including Spain, Italy, France, Germany, and United Kingdom.

The full list of recent alleged victims of the LockBit ransomware gang are:

Izo Group, Spain (Izo.es)ESTPM, France (Estpm.fr)City of Saint Cloud, France (Saintcloud.fr)Joda, Germany (Joda.de)Heubeck AG, Germany (Heubeck.de)Isnardi, Italy (Isnardi.it)La Ponte Marmi Srl, Italy (laponte.it)AMBAU Personalservice, Germany (Ambau-team.de)Girlguiding Charity, United Kingdom (Girlguidinglaser.org.uk).

Screenshots from the LockBit ransomware gang’s official website on the dark web shows their current and most recent victims:

About LockBit ransomware gang

Like other ransomware gangs, LockBit’s modus operandi involves

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