The Infraud Organization Group Members Arrested by Russian Authorities

The Infraud Organization was labeled as the dark web’s largest cybercrime group after being indicted for stealing $530 million in different scams. Four members of the infamous Infraud Organization hacking…

Cyberattacks on Ukrainian websites come into clearer focus as Russia tensions escalate

Written by Tim Starks Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Cybersecurity researchers shed additional light over the weekend on the cyberattacks that disabled Ukrainian government websites, as Kyiv pointed to Russia…

Ransomware isn’t always about gangs making money. Sometimes it’s about nations manufacturing mayhem.

Written by Tim Starks Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Ransomware is fundamentally about reaping massive profits from victims — payments were on pace to cross the billion-dollar threshold in 2021,…

Microsoft: ‘Destructive malware’ fakes ransomware to target Ukrainian orgs

Microsoft discovered a “destructive malware” that can wipe data on dozens of computer systems and mainly target organizations in Ukraine. Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has discovered a “destructive malware”…

Russia ”neutralizes” REvil ransomware gang, arrests 14

According to Russia’s top agency FSB (Federal Security Service), the arrests against the Revil ransomware gang were made at the request of the government of the United States. Russia’s Federal…

Russia's FSB announces sting against members of REvil cybercrime gang

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Russian government said Friday that it raided multiple addresses tied to members of the REvil ransomware gang, making arrests and…

Ukrainian government websites hacked amid rising regional security anxiety

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A series of Ukrainian government websites were temporarily unavailable Friday in what appeared to be a coordinated cyberattack against the backdrop…

Russian national accused of hacking, illegal trading is extradited to US

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A Russian national accused of hacking into U.S. company networks, stealing non-public information, and then trading stocks based on that information…

Conti Ransomware Group Exploiting Log4j Vulnerability

According to researchers, numerous Conti ransomware group members are trying to exploit the Log4j flaw as an initial attack vector. Advanced Intelligence (AdvIntel) security firm has discovered that the Conti…

Google discrupts Glupteba blockchain botnet that infected 1mn PCs

Google has also filed a lawsuit against the alleged Russian threat actors and operators of Glupteba Botnet. On December 07th, 2021, Google revealed that it disrupted the Command and Control…