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Avaddon ransomware operators have launched their data leak site

August 11, 2020

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Avaddon ransomware operators announced the launch of their data leak site where they will publish the data stolen from the victims who do not pay a ransom demand.

The first group to adopt this strategy was the Maze ransomware gang in December 2019, since then other crews adopted the same stratefy, including REvil, Nefilim, and Netwalker.

The threat of exposing the victim’s sensitive data is used by the gang to force them into paying a ransom.

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