15 ransomware operators that leak stolen data if they aren't paid

Technology blog Bleeping Computer developed a list of ransomware operators that publish stolen data online if the ransoms aren't paid.

The appropriate ransomware response in healthcare is controversial; some prefer to pay the ransom quickly to avoid having patient information posted online, while others believe that paying encourages cybercriminals to escalate attack efforts.

The ransomware operators that leak data include:

1. AKO
2. CLoP
3. DoppelPaymer
4. Maze
5. Nemty
6. Nephilim
7. Netwalker
8. Pysa (Mespinoza)
9. Ragnar Locker
10. REvil / Sodinokibi
11. Sekhmet
12. Snatch
13. CryLock
14. ProLock
15. Snake

To learn more about how each ransomware operator targets organizations and healthcare providers, as well as where they publish information, click here.

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