Ransomware groups such as Conti are targeting high net worth individuals (HNWI) with the intention to disclose personal information in return for money.
Recently, Conti have targeted the jewellery firm, Graff, who have Hollywood A-Listers on their books. The cyber criminals have already leaked 69,000 confidential documents on to the so-called ‘dark web’, including files relating to Donald Trump, Oprah Winfrey, David Beckham and Sir Philip Green.
The Conti ransomware group claims to have exfiltrated sensitive data on about 11,000 Graff clients. The documents Conti has include client lists, receipts, invoices, and credit notes. They said that the 69,000 files leaked so far represent about 1% of the data they have in their possession.
The Conti ransomware group has caused a great deal of damage in a relatively short period of time—making headlines around the world. It didn’t come from nowhere, though. Ransomware gangs constantly shift and evolve and rebrand over time, and Conti is identified as a successor to Ryuk ransomware.
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