HHS, November 21, 2022
HC3: Analyst Note. Report: 202211211700
Lorenz is human-operated ransomware that has been in operation for approximately two years. In that time, HC3 is aware of the compromise of healthcare and public sector targets. It is used to target larger organizations in what is called “big-game hunting”, and publishes data publicly as part of pressuring victims in the extortion process. Lorenz is known to target organizations globally using customized code, and can demand hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransoms.