Black Shadow hackers ask for a million dollars in exchange for not disclosing stolen personal data to an Israeli LGTBI app
Hackers allegedly linked to Iran on Sunday demanded the payment of a million dollar digital currency ransom to stop the online leak of personal information from a site Israeli LGBT. The hacker group Black Shadow released a statement through the messaging application Telegram warning that they were "looking for money”And that they would not leak more information if the ransom was paid within 48 hours.
cyberserve, which confirmed a cyberattack on Friday after receiving an alert from the Israeli authorities, hosts websites of companies such as that of Attraf, community LGTBI, from which the hackers would have obtained the personal database of the users.
In a group of Telegram, the hackers assumed responsibility for the attack and today claimed a a million dollars in exchange for not disseminating the information that would include around “one million profiles, conversation content and purchase data”. The names of some users of Attraf and their locations have already been posted online, as well as the status of the HIV that some users had put in their profiles.
One million dollars
"If we have a million dollars in our pocket in the next 48 hours, we will not leak that information or sell it to anyone. Everyone can pay”, He posted on the social network with a link to make donations.
"BUnder no circumstances should one submit to the demands of the attackers (…) There is no guarantee that if the amount is paid, the information will not be published and, what is more important, that transfer will cause new and greater attacks due to what they perceive it as an achievement”, Warned this Sunday the general director of the Israel Internet Association, Yoram Hacohen.