Russian hackers behind huge cyber attack that affected companies worldwide over the weekend, demand $70 million to restore data stolen

Russian hackers behind huge cyber attack that affected companies worldwide over the weekend, demand $70 million to restore data stolen



Russian hackers suspected to be behind a mass extortion attack that affected hundreds of companies worldwide late on Sunday, July 4, have demanded $70 million to restore the data they are holding ransom.


According to a posting on a dark web site, the cybercrime gang, a Russia-linked group that is counted among the cybercriminal world's most prolific extortionists, known as REvil are making the outrageous demand to be paid in Bitcoin, knowing they hold data belonging to hundreds of companies worldwide.


REvil's ransomware attack, which the group executed on Friday, was among the most dramatic hacks they've ever carried outLatest Post Follow us on Google newsTwitter and on Facebook
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