On December 7, 2019, the city of Pensacola has been hit by a ransomware attack, the city was forced to disconnect most of its systems following the attack that impacted emails, telephone lines, and online payment services.
At the time experts speculated that the family of malware involved in the attac
Last week I reported shocking news, the victims of the Maze Ransomware are facing another risk, after having their data encrypted now crooks are threatening to publish their data online.
The Maze ransomware is known for implementing data harvesting capabilities, operators are now threatening to release the data for all those victims who refuse to pay the ransom.
The gang behind the Maze ransomware has set up a website where they have published the list names of eight companies that allegedly refused to pay the ransom.
Now the Maze ransomware made the headlines again because its operators have released 2GB of files that were allegedly stolen from the City of Pensacola during the recent attack.
According to BleepingComputer that first confirmed the involvement of the Maze ransomware in the attack against the City of Pensacola, crooks demanded a $1 million ransom to decrypt the victim’s files.
Now the Maze operators released 2GB out of 32GB of files that they claim to have stolen during the attack on the city network.
The Maze gang told Bleeping
“This the fault of mass media who writes that we don’t
Depending on the response of the City of Pensacola, the group could release other files in the next days.
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