Hackers hold city of Augusta hostage in a ransomware attack

Augusta, Georgia was the target of a ransomware attack, according to the BlackByte group. In addition to offering 10GB of sample material for free, the ransomware organisation claimed to have much more data available.

“We have a tonne of private information. Both the general public and the media would like to see that. Brett Callow, a security researcher and threat analyst at Emsisoft, shared the screenshot that reads, “You were given time to connect us but it seems like you are sleepy.”

“We’ll assist you in waking up. A leak of 10GB of your data is available here, and very soon, much more will be available for free to everyone. According to the ransomware gang, time is running out read more Hackers hold city of Augusta hostage in a ransomware attack.

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