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‘Maze’ ransomware threatens data exposure unless $6m ransom paid

January 7, 2020


What’s the most effective way to fight back against a large ransomware attack?

Normally, the answer would be technical or organizational, but a new type of ransomware called Maze seems to have stirred up a very different response in one of its recent victims – bring in the lawyers and try to sue the gang behind it.

The victim this time was US cable and wire manufacturer Southwire, which last week filed a civil suit against Maze’s mysterious makers in Georgia Federal court.

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