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The Infamous Ransomware LockBit 3.0 Group Hits: grotonschools[.]org in a recent cyber attack, raising concerns about cybersecurity vulnerabilities. To stay ahead of emerging threats, fortify your online security with the HookPhish Dark Web Monitoring platform. Explore HookPhish Dark Web Monitoring.

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LockBit 3.0 Ransomware
Victim Name grotonschools[.]org
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Description grotonschools.org
Groton Public Schools (GPS, Groton School District) is a school district in New London County, Connecticut based in the city of Groton, Connecticut, United States. The Groton Public School District services approximately 4,000 students[1] from the City of Groton, Town of Groton, Groton Long Point, Noank, and West Mystic areas. The school district includes students of families who are employed at General Dynamics Electric Boat, Pfizer, and US Navy Submarine Base NLON. Due to the military population, a large number of students move in and out of the school district due to military transfers.Groton students who continue on to college have many options locally, in addition to the traditional choices. The Groton school district maintains close ties with nearby colleges. Nearby colleges include Three Rivers Community College in Norwich CT; Mitchell College in New London, CT; Connecticut College in New London, CT; and University of Connecticut – Avery Point Campus in Groton, CT.
Uploaded Date 12 Feb, 2024 07:19 UTC
Dark Web Post Updated 12 Feb, 2024 07:19 UTC
Publish Date of Files if Ransom is not Paid 24 Feb, 2024 20:19:09

Lockbit Ransomware Group

LockBit is a ransomware group and a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) provider that has been active since September 2019. LockBit uses malware to encrypt and steal data from organizations across various sectors and regions, and demands payment in cryptocurrency for its decryption and return. LockBit also threatens to publish the stolen data online if the ransom is not paid. LockBit is known for its fast encryption speed, self-spreading capability, and double extortion technique.


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