Denied Ransom, Frustrated Hackers Report Victim to Police for Failure to Report Data Breach

A ransomware operation that failed to extort money from the victim took a turn for the worse when the attackers decided to report the company to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Ransomware operators consistently find novel ways to pressure or humiliate their victims, especially when negotiations fail. This event, however, may well be a first on the ransomware scene. The BlackCat ransomware operation, also known as AlphV, allegedly breached MeridianLink earlier this month to steal
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