Equifax Hackers Demand a $2.5 million Bitcoin Ransom ‘Or Else’
Alleged hackers of the credit reporting agency Equifax are demanding a $2.3 million ransom in bitcoins.
The alleged Equifax hackers issued the following statement and ransom demand:We are two people trying to solve our lives and those of our families.
Hackers Demand 600 BTC RansomAccording to Mashable, a deep web site has emerged that is selling the sensitive information of Equifax for 600 BTC or approximately $2.5 million at the time of this writing.
The hackers are demanding a hefty ransom until September 15, or else they will publicly release all sensitive information that they currently possess.
According to regulatory filings, executives of Equifax sold shares worth $1.8 million three days before the breach was publicly known.
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Posted at Sat Sep 9 23:00:14 2017