The Dark Overlord hacker group has threatened to leak thousands of "secret" documents chaired by insurance companies and public authorities as they claim to reveal the truth about 9/11 – unless they are paid for not.
The Dark Overlord, a "Professional Conflicting Threat Group" Known for their hacks by Netflix, plastic surgery clinics and other sensitive targets, sent a link to a 10 GB encrypted archive of documents related to 9/11 trials, promising to release the encryption keys if their claim was not met in a post on Pastebin on Monday. .
The group claims that the documents tell the story of what really happened on one of the most infamous dates in recent history, tweeting "We give many answers about 9.11 conspiracies through our 18,000 secret document leakage. "They published one"teaser"Consisting of letters, emails, and various documents mentioning law firms, the Transport Security Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration, with a promise of more to come.
It's not just insurance cases we have, it's CONFIDENTIAL, CLASSIFIED and SECRET documents from the FAA, FBI, TSA, USDOJ and others. pic.twitter.com/7LaC8TaNAQ
– thedarkoverlord (@ tdo_h4ck3rs) January 1, 2019
They claim to have hacked documents from not only large global insurance companies such as Lloyds of London and Hiscox, but also Silverstein Properties, which is owned by the World Trade Center complex and various public authorities. The material allegedly contains confidential government documents to be destroyed, but instead preserved by law firms, allegedly disclosing "the truth about one of the most recognizable events in recent history and one that is shrouded in mystery with little transparency and not many answers. "
Anyone worried that they may be named in the documents may have their names edited – for a fee, according to the announcement. "Terrorist Organizations" and "US competing states" Also offered first dibs on info – if they pay up. Otherwise, the hackers can write, insurers can pay an unspecified bitcoin ransom – or "We'll bury you with this."
Some of the documents were nabbed in an April hack by a law firm associated with Hiscox that the company acknowledged might have exposed 1,500 of its US commercial policyholders. The Dark Overlord claims that while their ransom was paid in relation to the previous hack, their sacrifice violated "appointment"By cooperating with law enforcement, which necessitates further extortion.
The group emerged in 2016 with hacks on medical centers, advertising-sensitive data for sale on the dark web to force the victims to pay for its removal. They alerted a whole season by Netflix Orange, the new black last year to prove to the company that they meant business and have stolen data from more than 50 companies, according to vice.