Ransomware gang publishes tens of GBs of internal data from LG and Xerox - ZDNet

after failed extortion attempt.

If a victim refuses to pay the fee to decrypt their files and decides to restore from backups, the Maze gang creates an entry on a “leak website” and threatens to publish the victim’s sensitive data in a second form ransom/extortion attempt.

The victim is then given a few weeks to think over its decision, and if victims don’t give in during this second extortion attempt, the Maze gang will publish files on its portal