Bank of Brasilia Attacked by Ransomware Demanding 50 BTC
Rajeesh Khanna reports:
On October 3, ransomware infected the Bank of Brasilia, a government-controlled bank in Brazil. The hackers wanted 50 BTC in exchange for not releasing customer data. Local news outlet Tecmundo claims that a hacker identified as “Crydat” contacted them, demanding payment of 5.2 million Brazilian reais by October 6 at 15:00.
In response to the hackers’ demands, the Bank of Brasilia has remained silent. However, the Special Police Department for the Suppression of Cybercrime of the Federal Police is looking into the matter.
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