2021-12-30

AvoLocker Ransomware Backtracks

Level: 
Strategic
  |  Source: 
BleepingComputer
Government
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AvoLocker Ransomware Backtracks

Industry: Government | Level: Strategic | Source: BleepingComputer

A US police department was breached by AvosLocker last month resulting in data exfiltration and encryption. However, based on a shared screenshot from security researcher pancak3 via Twitter, the ransomware gang provided the decryptor key to the affected agency after learning the victim is associated with the US government, however no information was given to what data was stolen.

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