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Detail Analysis

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Date:

Status:

Count:

Contributor:

November 10, 2021

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Verified

1

zerofriction.io

Loss Amount:

-

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Recovered Amount:

-

Currency:

Dollars

KYC By:

Audit By:

None

None

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Website:

No data

Twitter:

No data

Discord:

No data

Telegram:

No data

Medium:

No data

Github:

No data

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Key Indicators

Platform:

Type:

Category:

Method:

Bitcoin

Business

Blackmail

Extended Method:

Blackmail

Data Sources:

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According to a report from BleepingComputer on November 10, the electronic retail giant MediaMarkt suffered a ransomware attack. This attack affected many MediaMarkt retail stores throughout Europe, especially those in the Netherlands. The attacker initially asked for a ransom of 240 million US dollars. It was dropped to 50 million U.S. dollars and demanded to be paid in Bitcoin. According to the company later, customer data is "completely secure." The company's stores are now also reopening for exchanges, returns, and repair orders. Amount paid if not yet known.

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