DarkBit, the group that claimed responsibility for a ransomware attack on Israel\u2019s Technion university, is making good on its threat to sell the university\u2019s data if the ransom went unpaid.\u201cThe price of total bulk is 104 BTC (bitcoin) if anyone buys all of it at once,\u201d said a message on DarkBit\u2019s Telegram channel.\u00a0It also offered data of individual faculties and departments at a prices ranging from 1 bitcoin (about $28,500) for civil and environmental engineering data to 40 bitcoins for data from the computer science department.\u00a0The group added that it also had other Technion data available. \u201cThere are some other more wondering subdomains ready for sale if they don\u2019t stop putting pressure on our colleagues,\u201d the group said.\u00a0University suffered a ransomware attack in FebruaryThe ransomware attack hit Technion on February 12, forcing the university to block all communication networks.\u00a0DarkBit said the university was hacked to make Israel pay for \u201cOccupation, war crimes against humanity, killing the people (not only Palestinians\u2019 bodies, but also Israelis\u2019 souls) and destroying the future and all dreams we had.\u201dBut its revendications weren\u2019t only political. \u201cThey should pay for firing high-skilled experts,\u201d it went on.\u00a0Israeli technology companies have laid off about 8,000 employees in 2022, and at least 500 tech workers since the start of 2023, according to Globes.\u00a0\u00a0DarkBit originally demanded 80 bitcoins as ransom from the university. The group had also said that the amount would go up by 30% if the ransom was not received within 48 hours, and threatened to put the data on sale within 5 days.\u00a0In the end, it waited over a month.At that time, the group shared a messenger ID for the Tox secure messaging app, through which individuals could contact them to recover their personal files.\u00a0Established in 1912, Haifa-based Technion\u2014otherwise known as the Israel Institute of Technology\u2014has become a global pioneer in fields such as biotechnology, stem cell research, space, computer science, nanotechnology, and energy. Four Technion professors have won Nobel Prizes. The university has also contributed to the growth of Israel\u2019s high-tech industry and innovation, including the country\u2019s technical cluster in Silicon Wadi.