When a mysterious Russian hacking gang introduced final week that it had assaulted the Nationwide Rifle Affiliation with a ransomware assault, the NRA was quiet on whether or not the declare was true. However a community of lots of of Twitter trolls have been removed from mute—they lapped up the information and went to city amplifying it throughout Twitter.
The transfer was uncommon. Ransomware gangs usually share details about their hacked victims on their very own extortion websites, needling them to pay up by posting allegedly stolen information and embarrassing them alongside the way in which. And the ransomware gang in query, referred to as Grief Gang, did simply that, posting information it claimed to have run off with after hacking the NRA.
However Grief Gang appears to be taking it to the subsequent stage.