Russia's war on Ukraine making life difficult for Russian cybercriminals

Written by AJ Vicens Apr 22, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine has put a serious crimp in cybercriminals’ ability to move and cash out their ill-gotten…

Russian language hacking forums warming up to Chinese hackers

Russian cybercrime and hacking forums are opening doors to Chinese and English-speaking threat actors, which so far had been a relatively restricted domain for them. Researchers at threat intelligence firm…

Russian Ransomware Gangs Might be Collaborating with Chinese Hackers

RAMP is a Russian-language forum that debuted in July 2021 and has drawn a lot of interest from researchers and cybercriminals alike.The forum was created on the same domain that…

Russian Cybercrime Forums Open Doors to Chinese-Speakers

Russian Cybercrime Forums Open Doors to Chinese-Speakers Security researchers have started to see a thawing of relations between Russian and Chinese and English-speaking threat actors. The Russian-speaking cybercrime world has…

Threat Actor Claims 'Groove' Ransomware Gang Was Hoax

Threat Actor Claims 'Groove' Ransomware Gang Was Hoax A Russian-speaking ransomware ‘group’ which called on rival entities to join forces in targeting the US government may have been a social…

REvil Servers Shoved Offline by Governments – But They’ll Be Back, Researchers Say

A multi-country effort has given ransomware gang REvil a taste of its own medicine by pwning its backups and pushing its leak site and Tor payment site offline. The REvil…

Bitdefender releases REvil decryptor as ransomware gang shows signs of return

As law enforcement braces for the revival of the REvil ransomware gang, a cybersecurity firm on Thursday released a free decryption tool for early victims of the criminals. The decryptor,…