Reddit: Hackers demand $4.5 million and API policy changes

Group claims to have stolen 80GB of data

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The BlackCat group has claimed responsibility
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The BlackCat group has claimed responsibility

Criminals have told Reddit to pay a ransom demand and roll back its controversial API price hikes, or they will publish confidential data they have stolen from the platform.

Earlier this year, hackers managed to breach internal Reddit data by executing a phishing campaign that specifically targeted employees. The company became aware of a "sophisticated" phishing at...

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