October 18, 2021
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Ransomware attack on DC Police threatens safety of cops and informants

EnlargeGetty ImagesRansomware operators have delivered a stunning ultimatum to Washington, DC’s Metropolitan Police Department: pay them $50 million or they’ll leak the identities of confidential informants to street gangs. Babuk, as the group calls itself, said on Monday that it had obtained 250GB of sensitive data after hacking the MPD network. T...