All information from fingerprints to addresses was provided to the criminals.
In April of this year, one of the largest scandals ever occurred in the US Capital Police Department: a criminal group named Babuk partially paralyzed his computer system with a ransomware virus and stole a large number of them from law enforcement. information.
The gang was blackmailed twice, demanding a total of US$4 million (about 1.18 billion HUF) as the key to unlock encrypted data and ultimately destroy the stolen information. In this case, the FBI did not recommend payment, but the police department was so desperate that it provided $100,000 (nearly $30 million) to criminals.
So far, the negotiations have proved to be completely unsuccessful, and neither side has given up their positions, so the criminal group is now playing a pivotal role. public Confidential information of nearly twenty police officers. This includes their psychological polygraph test, their license, fingerprints, social security number, date of birth, and all documents related to their place of residence, financial status and marriage history.
Before we released the news, the police department did not comment on the matter.
Babcock had previously threatened to send a list of police whistleblowers to the criminal gang, but eventually hung up the phone, claiming that the relevant data had been deleted.
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