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…

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…

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…

Ukrainian authorities arrest suspected ransomware ringleader

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Police in Ukraine on Thursday said they broke up a ransomware gang allegedly responsible for extorting more than 50 companies across…

Ukraine exposes expansive Russian hacking operation targeting its government, infrastructure

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 4, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Ukraine’s top law enforcement agency published a detailed analysis Thursday outing what it says are Russian hackers and “traitors who sided…

US seeks extradition of alleged Ukrainian scammer arrested at Polish border stop

Written by Jeff Stone Nov 2, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Polish law enforcement authorities have arrested a Ukrainian man charged with an array of cyber-related crimes at the behest of the…

Facebook sues Ukrainian man for scraping and selling 178m users’ data

Facebook tracked down the programmer after he mistakenly used his contact information on email and job portals. On October 21, 2021, Facebook filed a lawsuit against a Ukrainian citizen for…

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

Written by Tim Starks Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The White House on Wednesday and Thursday will convene meetings with representatives from more than 30 countries to discuss how to…