Oluwaseun Medayedupin

November 22, 2021

Arrest in ‘Ransom Your Employer’ Email Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteIn August, KrebsOnSecurity warned that scammers were contacting people and asking them to unleash ransomware inside their employer’s network, in exchange for a percentage of any ransom amount paid by the victim company. This week, authorities in Nigeria arrested a suspect in connection with the scheme — a young man who said he was trying to save up money to help fund a new social network. Image: Abnormal Security. The brazen approach targeting disgruntled employees was first spotted by threat intelligence firm Abnormal Security, which described what happened after they adopted a fake […]