The data came from SVR Tracking and exposed users' vehicle licence plates, VIN numbers and more.
"We will not respond immediately," the ransom message reads.
Researchers have identified around 6,000 "fingerprints" hinting that the attacks are being automatically generated.
The Canadian bank said the glitch was related to an electronic form on its website.
Company data from its 'Edgar' system used for 'illicit gain' through trades.
Malware used by intelligence agencies spotted in 7 countries, experts said.
Investigators will ask how social media platform was exploited by bot accounts.
In the aftermath of WannaCry, administrators of underground cybercrime forums are now rethinking the ethics and risks of ransomware dealing.
The Daily Beast has published evidence that Russian Facebook accounts organised real rallies in support of Donald Trump.
The hackers used CCleaner malware to infect 20 companies, including Google, Microsoft, Intel, Samsung, and more.
Equifax mistakenly tweeted out a link to the fake phishing site at least eight times.
Tavis Tso sent customers to TeenGayDick.com and asked for $10,000 to fix it.
Cybersecurity firm FireEye said the hackers use 'recruitment lures' for cyber espionage.
The news comes as UK PM appeals for technology firms to help combat terrorism.
NCA officers seized a hand-written "step-by-step guide to money laundering".