Unknown Cybercrime Gang Holds Thousands of Databases For Ransom

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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 demand $800,000 ransom from beverage firm

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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.