September 28, 2021 21:06

Hackers will release stolen data—unless D.C. Metro police pay $4M ransom

Washington D.C. — Hackers threatened to release 250 gigabytes of confidential Metropolitan Police Department files—unless officials pay a $4 million ransom, according to the Daily Caller.  A Russia-based ransomware syndicate known as Babuck is allegedly behind the attack. They allegedly posted 20 Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers’ personnel files after stealing 250 gigabytes of internal data, […]

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