A Safety News article.
After a company had its data locked up and held for ransom, they failed to pay the multimillion-dollar demand, prompting the hackers to start leaking the stolen data online.
This so-called double extortion ransomware attack threw a wrench in the conventional wisdom for how to minimize the impact of these incidents. Well-maintained backups, for example, might help an organization resume operations after falling victim to a ransomware attack, but they’re of no help if criminals threaten to expose sensitive corporate data.
To read more, click here.