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May 7, 2024

Russian National Indicted in U.S. for Orchestrating Infamous LockBit Ransomware Attack

The U.S. Justice Department has charged Russian citizen Dimitry Yuryevich Khoroshev, using the aliases LockBitSupp and LockBit, for his prominent involvement in the development and execution of the notorious LockBit ransomware. Since its emergence in September 2019, LockBit has emerged as one of the most devastating forms of ransomware, targeting more than 2,500 victims in 120 countries and causing significant financial harm.