Cross-platform database company, MongoDB, is the latest victim of a cybercriminal attack. This attack has infiltrated 22,900 unsecured databases by wiping their contents. The gang behind the attack has since requested Bitcoin (BTC) payments in exchange for a backup of the data.
Hackers responsible for cyber attacks on Australian food and beverage maker Lion Pty. Ltd. have threatened to auction or publish confidential company data online if they are not paid a ransom of $800,000, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.
A home appliance billionaire and one of China’s richest people was held hostage with his family for hours in a dramatic kidnapping attempt in which his son reportedly swam across a river to alert police, local media and authorities said.