After asking bank for $3 million ransom, hacker dumps massive customer financial database

Kevin Collier reports that “Hacker Buba,” the individual who allegedly hacked InvestBank in the UAE, has made good on his threat to dump customer bank data if the bank didn’t pay his extortion demand.

The means by which that information was posted is striking. Hacker Buba initially tweeted from accounts like @investbank_2, though those were quickly deleted. But late Tuesday night and then again on Wednesday, approximately 50 seemingly unrelated Twitter accounts began tweeting the same message, which included both the name Invest Bank and a link to a site, signed Hacker Buba, that had six zip files purporting to obtain that vast bank information.

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