Hacker syndicate holds victims to ransom in connection with exposing 9/11 facts
A hacker group named The Dark Overlord recently sent a threatening message about exposing innumerable confidential documents it seized from the servers of government agencies and insurers which according to it disclose facts of 9/11, holding the actual owners to ransom in Bitcoin.
An adversarial threat syndicate, which acts for earning money, The Dark Overlord, which previously hacked plastic surgery centers, Netflix, as well as other sensitive entities, put up one web-link online on an encrypted archive of 10GB size containing files pertaining to 9/11 lawsuits, asserting it would provide the encryption codes only if it was paid the ransom. The group as well threatened that it would make demands from people whose names might appear inside the documents in case they didn't desire those files to any longer remain published publicly.
The Dark Overlord asserts it hacked files saved with not just prominent world insurers such as Hiscox and Lloyds of London, but even with the World Trade Center owner Silverstein Properties, along with different government agencies. Presumably containing secret government files, the hacked material, which originally was supposed to be deleted, however, legal firms retained them instead, apparently disclose fact regarding a highly recognizable incident of not long past as also that is mysteriously opaque and devoid of sufficient answers. www.rt.com posted this, January 2, 2019.
Before this, The Dark Overlord played the role of dumping "Orange is the New Black" complete episodes because Netflix refused making the ransom payment. The hacker group was as well responsible for several other incidents of stealing corporate and personal data.
The syndicate has played the 9/11 merely for accelerating its extortion operation. As per Hiscox, there was merely one case for it which was associated with the 2001 catastrophe, while there isn't likely to be major insights from insurance information. It also perhaps means the group actually collected all it claims to have done, while that's not for sure. In the meantime, Hiscox has engaged in joint tasks with agencies of law enforcement in UK and USA. The victims definitely can't escape a fight despite catching the culprits bear low chances.
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