Hackers Demand $50 Million in Monero For 1 TB of Confidential Data of Saudi Aramco
Darknet hackers sell 1 TB of stolen confidential data to the world’s largest oil company, Saudi Aramco, for Monero cryptocurrency.
According to Bleeping Computer, the ZeroX group, by hacking into third-party contractors Saudi Aramco, stole full information on more than 14 thousand employees of the oil company, a list of customers and documents from its refineries.
For review, hackers offer 1 GB of data for $2,000 in Monero. The cost of the complete base is $5 million. For the exclusive sale of the database and its subsequent removal, the hackers demand $50 million.
Earlier, a group of Russian hackers, REvil, hacked into the networks of about 200 American companies and demanded $70 million in Bitcoin for recovery.