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Ransomware Operators Threaten to Release Data if Ransom Demand Not Met

17 - 24 December 2019

Maze ransomware operators have threatened to release sensitive customer data obtained from an insurance company based in Canada.
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Maze ransomware operators have threatened to release sensitive customer data obtained from an insurance company based in Canada, after the ransom demand was not met. The victim, Andrew Agencies, was compromised in October and the ransom amount was 150 bitcoins (about US$1.1 million). No payment was made to the hackers as the insurance company claimed that no sensitive personal information or data were stolen. In response, the threat actors have released usernames and hashed passwords to the compromised website but did not release the customers data even though the ransom deadline has expired.

References:

Canadian Insurance Firm Hit by Maze Ransomware, Denies Data Theft

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