Ransomware gang targets Belgian municipality, hits police instead

The Ragnar Locker ransomware gang has published stolen data from what they thought was the municipality of Zwijndrecht, but turned out to be stolen from Zwijndrecht police, a local police unit in Antwerp, Belgium.

The leaked data reportedly exposed thousands of car number plates, fines, crime report files, personnel details, investigation reports, and more.

This type of data can potentially expose people who reported crimes or abuse and could compromise ongoing law enforcement operations and investigations.

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Source: Bleeping Computer