New Zealand: Hackers email Mediaworks data breach victims demanding NZ$820

Hackers connected to a MediaWorks data breach are demanding a ransom of US$500 (NZ$820) in cryptocurrency from one of the victims of the data leakage.

MediaWorks has confirmed a database containing information from individuals who entered its online competitions has been breached. It follows a post on an internet forum on Thursday, which claimed to have stolen data from 2.5 million New Zealanders.

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Source: MSN News