Ukraine Police Arrest Ransomware Gang Members Responsible for More Than 100 Attacks
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In a joint operation carried out by the Ukrainian National Police, with aid from the French Gendarmerie, the FBI, Europol, and Interpol, two members of an unspecified ransomware gang were arrested in Ukraine. One suspect arrested is a 25-year-old believed to be a crucial member of a large ransomware operation.
Ukraine officials said that the suspect was responsible for attacks on more than 100 companies worldwide and has caused more than $150 million in damages. Some security researchers suggest that the two suspects arrested last week were members of the REvil ransomware gang. (Catalin Cimpanu / The Record)
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