Fake ransomware gang targets U.S. orgs with empty data leak threats

Ionut Ilascu reports:

Fake extortionists are piggybacking on data breaches and ransomware incidents, threatening U.S. companies with publishing or selling allegedly stolen data unless they get paid.

Sometimes the actors add the menace of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack if the message recipient does not comply with the instructions in the message.

Read more about “Midnight Group” and their impersonation attempts at BleepingComputer.

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