Hackney Council stolen data published on dark web forum

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Hackney Council stolen data published on dark web forum
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Hackney Council stolen data published on dark web forum

Pysa ransomware group has claimed the responsibility for the cyber attack launched last year

Cyber criminals who launched a ransomware attack on Hackney Borough Council in October have published on a dark web forum what they claim to be documents from the council. Operators of Pysa (or Mespinoza)...

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