University of California San Francisco pays ransomware gang $1.14m as BBC publishes ‘dark web negotiations’

Publicity-hungry crims find new way of pressuring victims

A California university which is dedicated solely to public health research has paid a $1.14m ransom to a criminal gang in the hopes of regaining access to its data.…

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Source: Theregister.co.uk/security / Article: "University of California San Francisco pays ransomware gang $1.14m as BBC publishes 'dark web negotiations'"