Babuk Gang Starts Releasing Sensitive DC Police Files After Ransom Demand Not Met
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The Babuk ransomware gang that hacked the DC Metropolitan Police department started leaking alleged internal police files that contain highly sensitive information on police officers, including their psych evaluations, polygraphs, credit history, social security numbers, and much more.
The hackers claimed that the police offered money to prevent them from leaking the alleged internal files, but the offer wasn't enough. Some sources say that while Babuk demanded $4 million in ransom, the Metro police offered $100,000. (Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard)
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