REvil prosecutions reach a 'dead end,' Russian media reports

Written by AJ Vicens May 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Russian government’s prosecution of the REvil suspects arrested in January has stalled due to a lack of U.S. cooperation, a…

Twitter may have given user's private data to a ransomware hacker, who then ran a researcher offline

Written by AJ Vicens May 2, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A man living in Russia whom the U.S. government accused of being involved in multiple REvil ransomware attacks may be involved…

Alleged Ukrainian member of REvil Ransomware Gang extradited to US

Yaroslav Vasinskyi (22) is believed to be part of the REvil Ransomware gang that was behind multiple ransomware attacks against the United States including the Kaseya supply chain attack. A…

Imperva mitigated a series of massive ransom DDoS attacks

Imperva, a cyber security software and services company has thwarted a massive 2.5 million RPS (requests per second) ransom DDoS attack, the company has revealed. Ransom DDoS attacks (DDoS aka…

Russian government continues crackdown on cybercriminals

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Russian authorities seized the websites of several Russian cybercrime forums Monday, the latest in a string of high-profile actions the government…

Ransomware spree hitting European oil, transport companies

Written by Tim Starks Feb 4, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP European oil and transportation services have spent all week under attack by ransomware. The latest victim, aviation services company Swissport, announced…

State Department offers $10M for information on Iranian election interference

Written by Tonya Riley Feb 2, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The State Department is offering a $10 million reward for information on two Iranian hackers who allegedly participated in state-sponsored cyber…

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…

Husband and wife among ransomware operators arrested in Ukraine

Gang of five arrested in Ukraine for their involvement in large-scale ransomware attacks on international firms costing millions of dollars in damages. Ukrainian law enforcement authorities are on an arrest…

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…