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Ragnar Locker ransomware gang advertises Campari hack on Facebook

November 11, 2020

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In November 2019, ransomware operators have started adopting a new double-extortion strategy first used by the Maze gang that sees threat actors also stealing unencrypted files before encrypting infected systems. Then the attackers threaten to release the stolen files if a ransom is not paid.

Ransomware operators are adopting multiple tricks to make pressure on the victims, such as publishing post press releases about their attacks.

Ragnar Locker Ransomware operators are improving their extortion technique and started running Facebook advertisements to make pressure on their victims and force them to pay the ransom.

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