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LockBit Ransomware Claims 33 TB of US Federal Reserve Data for Ransom


LockBit ransomware claims to hold 33 TB of data from the US Federal Reserve for ransom. Hackread.com investigates, reaching out to CISA for comments on the breach and ongoing negotiations. Stay updated!

The notorious LockBit ransomware gang claims to have breached the Federal Reserve Board (Federalreserve.gov), the central banking system of the United States, and is holding 33 terabytes of data for ransom.

Although these claims sound far-fetched, the ransomware gang has warned the US government of a June 25, 2024, deadline, after which the allegedly stolen data could be leaked to the public.

At the time of writing, the type of data extracted by LockBit is unclear. However, as seen by Hackread.com, a statement from the cybercrime enterprise on its new dark web leak site hints at “33 terabytes of juicy banking information” containing “American banking secrets.” Another statement by the ransomware group suggested that there ...


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