United Arab Emirates-based Bank Suffers Customer Data Breach, Could Be Biggest In Bank Breach In UAE History

United Arab Emirates-based Bank Suffers Customer Data Breach, Could Be Biggest In Bank Breach In UAE History

A recent breach of customer data at a UAE-based bank, which resulted in a Bitcoin ransom, represents a formidable hack that has exposed customer data. Some say it could be the largest in UAE history. Sharjah bank suffered the hack on November 18. The hacker then held the sensitive customer data ransom, leaking the information on social media since the initial breach. The hacker went by the moniker Hacker Buba and claims he won’t stop until bank staff pays him an undisclosed amount of bitcoins. Twitter suspended Hacker Buba’s account, but the following day he had a new account and uploaded....


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