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28 Nov 2023

British Library’s Stolen Data Up for Auction by Ransomware Group

The personal data stolen from the British Library during a cyber-attack has surfaced online for sale. The ransomware group, [Rhysida](https://www.cisa.gov/news-events/cybersecurity-advisories/aa23-319a), accepted responsibility for the hack, offering the 'exclusive, unique, and impressive' stolen data for a starting bid of 20 Bitcoins (£596,000). The group plans to sell the data to a single buyer, with the bid deadline set for November 27th. [Source](https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2023/nov/22/personal-data-stolen-in-british-library-cyber-attack-appears-for-sale-online)