Presque Isle police data leaked by threat actors — somewhat

Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli reports:

The ransom time clock on the Presque Isle Police Department’s ransomware attack ran out Wednesday at about 9:30 p.m. in a dramatic red-numbered countdown of minutes and seconds racing toward zero on the hacker’s dark web site.

But it looks like the unidentified criminals have not yet made their next move with the site on hold and a message of new updates, “Coming Soon,” posted since last night.

Read more on Bangor Daily News.

Since the BDN published their article, the threat actors did appear to upload a 150 MB archive with files. The link does not work however. In the meantime, the threat actors have now reset the clock and given the department another 7 days to respond before presumably more data is leaked.

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