Ransomware Group Turns to Facebook Ads

Brian Krebs reports:

It’s bad enough that many ransomware gangs now have blogs where they publish data stolen from companies that refuse to make an extortion payment. Now, one crime group has started using hacked Facebook accounts to run ads publicly pressuring their ransomware victims into paying up.

Read more on KrebsOnSecurity.com.  The Ragnar Locker threat actors had already added Campari to their dedicated leak site on October 30, dumping almost 60 GB of data as claimed proof, but taking out ads on Facebook is something that I don’t think I’ve ever seen before.

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