REvil ransomware gang busted by Russian Federal Security Service

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 15:20:47 +0000

Russia’s Federal Security Service raided the homes of 14 suspected members of the REvil ransomware gang and arrested 8 of them.

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At Request of U.S., Russia Rounds Up 14 REvil Ransomware Affiliates

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 22:41:34 +0000

The Russian government said today it arrested 14 people accused of working for “REvil,” a particularly aggressive ransomware group that has extorted hundreds of millions of dollars from victim organizations. The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said the actions were taken in response to a request from U.S. officials, but many experts believe the crackdown is part of an effort to reduce tensions over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to station 100,000 troops along the nation’s border with Ukraine.

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The three most significant cyberattacks of 2021

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 17:12:00 +0000

Three attacks in 2021 changed the way we think about ransomware.

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The three most significant cyberattacks of 2021?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 17:12:00 +0000

Three attacks in 2021 changed the way we think about ransomware.

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A week in security (Nov 8 – Nov 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 10:14:02 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s articles, and the most important and interesting security events and happenings.

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Winners and losers in the ransomware turf wars

Credit to Author: Chester Wisniewski| Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 12:30:43 +0000

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REvil Ransom Arrest, $6M Seizure, and $10M Reward

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 02:05:21 +0000

The U.S. Department of Justice said today it arrested a Ukrainian man who deployed ransomware on behalf of the REvil ransomware gang, a Russian cybercriminal collective that has extorted hundreds of millions from victim organizations. The DOJ also said it had seized $6.1 million in cryptocurrency sent to another REvil affiliate, and that the State Department is now offering up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest of any key leaders of REvil.

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Wanted! US offers $10m bounty for ransomware kingpins

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 14:29:14 +0000

The US State Department is offering a massive $10 million reward if you can identify DarkSide operators.

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