NRA Presumably Attacked by Grief Ransomware

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is a pro-gun rights organization located in the United States. The National Rifle Association (NRA) was founded in 1871 to promote rifle marksmanship. Since then, it has grown into a powerful gun-rights lobbying group while still teaching weapon safety and skill.

What Happened?

Grief is a double-tap ransomware gang, so dubbed because it encrypts and steals data at the same time. It does so by demanding a ransom in exchange for not just a decryption key but also a commitment not to publicize the stolen material.

Grief claimed to have hacked the National Rifle Association on Wednesday, exposing 13 papers apparently belonging to the group and threatening to leak more unless the NRA pays an unknown extortion charge.

On their data breach site, the ransomware group listed the NRA as a new victim, revealing screenshots of Excel spreadsheets with US tax information and investment amounts.

As explained by BleepingComputer, the threat actors also published a 2.7 MB package called ‘National Grants.zip,’ which comprises alleged NRA grant applications.

Source

The NRA published on Twitter a statement in which they are saying that they do not comment on the physical or electronic security of

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