Ransomware hackers attacking Christie’s auction house

Wednesday 29th May, 2024 - Bruce Sterling

*Oh dear.


The hacker collective known as RansomHub, which claimed responsibility for a cyberattack that led to Christie’s website being down ahead of several high-profile spring season sales this month, has threatened to leak personal data about the auction house’s clients.

RansomHub, which was behind another cyberattack last February on the healthcare payment management provider Change Healthcare, says it will publicize the data of “at least 500,000 private clients” by Friday, May 31, if Christie’s doesn’t pony up an undisclosed monetary amount….