LockBit boasts about hacking the US Federal Reserve’s security

June 25, 2024
1 min read


TLDR:

  • LockBit ransomware gang claims to have breached the US Federal Reserve.
  • Japanese space agency JAXA hit by cyberattacks.
  • Four alleged FIN9 members indicted.
  • US Treasury Department sanctions twelve Kaspersky executives.

At a glance, the LockBit ransomware gang has claimed responsibility for an attack against the US Federal Reserve, stating they have stolen banking information and threatening to leak it if a ransom is not paid. The Japanese space agency JAXA has been targeted by cyberattacks, but no sensitive rocket or satellite information was compromised. Four Vietnamese nationals have been indicted for their involvement with the FIN9 cybercriminal group, accused of causing significant financial losses through computer intrusions. Additionally, the US Treasury Department has sanctioned twelve Kaspersky Lab executives for operating in the Russian technology sector.


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