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Pendragon $60mil ransom demand

Updated on 2022-10-30: Pendragon being held to $60M ransom by dark web hackers

Pendragon, one of the U.K.’s largest car dealerships, said it was hit by the LockBit 3.0 ransomware gang, which demanded $60 million. CarDealer magazine said the incident began earlier in October. Pendragon has 160 showrooms around the U.K. In a tweet, @campuscodi says it’s one of the biggest demands seen, which may be because LockBit 3.0 knows about a shareholder letter that said Pendragon received an “unsolicited proposal” to be acquired. Read more: Pendragon being held to $60m ransom by dark web hackers

Overview: $60mil ransom demand

Pendragon, one of the UK’s largest car dealerships, said it was hacked and held for ransom by the LockBit ransomware gang, which requested a whopping $60 million to decrypt the company’s files—one of the largest ransomware demands ever reported. Read more: Pendragon being held to $60m ransom by dark web hackers

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