BlackByte ransomware gang is back with new extortion tactics

The BlackByte ransomware is back with version 2.0 of their operation, including a new data leak site utilizing new extortion techniques borrowed from LockBit.

After a brief disappearance, the ransomware operation is now promoting a new data leak site on hacker forums and through Twitter accounts the threat actor controls.

The data leak site only includes one victim at this time but now has new extortion strategies that allow victims to pay to extend the publishing of their data by 24 hours ($5,000), download the data ($200,000), or destroy all the data ($300,000). These prices will likely change depending on the size/revenue of the victim.

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Source: Bleeping Computer