Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown

Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown European police have identified over 18,000 money mules and arrested 1800 in a significant crackdown on money laundering. Some 27 countries took…

Brit Admits Role in International Movie Piracy Ring

Brit Admits Role in International Movie Piracy Ring A British man has admitted being a member of an international video piracy ring that illegally distributed “nearly every movie released by…

Emotet malware reemerges, building botnet via Trickbot malware

Bad news for the cybersecurity fraternity. Emotet malware that was dubbed the “World’s Most Dangerous” and “Widely Spread Malware” is back. As per a report from security researcher Luca Ebach,…

Emotet is Rebuilding its Botnet

Emotet is Rebuilding its Botnet Cybersecurity professionals are unsurprised by the apparent return of Emotet malware.  First discovered as a banking trojan in 2014, the malware evolved into a powerful…

Emotet Malware Appears to Be Back in Business

Emotet is a kind of malware known as banking Trojans. Malspam, or spam emails carrying malware, is the most common way for it to propagate (hence the term). To persuade…

Ransomware experts question massive Pysa/Mespinoza victim dump

The Pysa ransomware group dumped dozens of victims onto their leak site this week right after US law enforcement officials announced a range of actions taken against ransomware groups.  More…

Authorities arrest REvil ransomware operators in Kuwait and Romania

The total number of arrests made concerning Sodinokibi/REvil and GandCrab ransomware is now seven. Europol launched a multi-agency operation to catch REvil ransomware operators (Ransomware-Evil) based on their findings of…

REvil Affiliates Arrested; DOJ Seizes $6.1M in Ransom

The U.S. is seeking the extradition of a Ukrainian man, Yaroslav Vasinskyi, whom they suspect is behind the Kaseya supply-chain attacks and other REvil attacks. International law enforcement is squeezing…

Ransomware: Suspected REvil ransomware affiliates arrested

Romanian authorities have arrested two individuals suspected of cyber-attacks using the Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware. They are allegedly responsible for 5,000 infections, accounting for €500,000 in ransom payments, according to European law…

Euro Police Swoop on 12 Suspected Ransomware Gang Members

Euro Police Swoop on 12 Suspected Ransomware Gang Members Twelve threat actors were singled out by Europol last week in a major ransomware operation targeting multiple organized crime groups. The…