Grief Ransomware Targets NRA

Grief, a ransomware group with ties to Russia-based Evil Corp, claims to have stolen data from the gun-rights group and has posted files on its dark web site. 

A ransomware group tied to Russia claims to have stolen data from the National Rifle Association (NRA) in a ransomware attack on the controversial gun-rights group, which has declined to comment on the situation.

The Grief ransomware gang listed the NRA as a victim of its nefarious activity on its data-leak site. Brett Callow, a threat analyst with cybersecurity firm Emsisoft, posted a screenshot of Grief’s post on his Twitter account.

Grief claims to have hit the NRA. Grief = Evil Corp. pic.twitter.com/VGdwINcA6P

— Brett Callow (@BrettCallow) October 27, 2021

Grief has ties to the notorious Russian cybercriminal organization Evil Corp and has recently emerged as a growing ransomware threat.

The group displayed screenshots of Excel spreadsheets containing U.S. tax information and investments amounts on its leak site. They also posted a 2.7MB archive titled “National Grants.zip,” according to a report on BleepingComputer. Grief reportedly claimed that the archive contains NRA grant applications.

NRA Won’t Comment

The NRA is a civil rights group aimed at protecting

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