November 23, 2021 at 03:29AM

■□□□□ In August, KrebsOnSecurity warned that scammers were contacting people and asking them to unleash ransomware inside their employer’s network, in exchange for a percentage of any ransom amount paid by the victim company. This week, authorities in Nigeria arrested a suspect in connection with the scheme – a young man who said he was trying to save up money to help fund a new social network.