Romanian arrested for ransomware attack and data theft

Europol has confirmed arresting a Romanian national for targeting an IT firm in the country. The U.S. and European law enforcement authorities collaborated to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member…

Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Actor in Romania

Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Actor in Romania European and US law enforcers have joined forces to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member who targeted firms in an IT supply chain…

Ransomware suspect arrested over attacks on 'high-profile' organisations

Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre has worked with the Romanian National Police and FBI on the arrest of a suspected ransomware affiliate who is alleged to have targeted high-profile organisations and…

Romanian ransomware suspect arrested in joint Europol, FBI operation

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A Romanian man accused of using ransomware to target “high-profile” organizations and companies was arrested Monday as part of a joint…

1,000 arrests made in online fraud crackdown, says Interpol

Police have arrested 1,003 individuals across 22 jurisdictions in the last few months as part of a Interpol-coordinated operation against online financial crimes, including the business email compromise (BEC) scams. …

Cybersecurity graduates are doubling, but that's still not going to fix the skills crisis

European Union members have a collective cybersecurity skills shortage that may be partially addressed by a surge in new graduates – but even that potential solution is not without its…

Bitdefender’s 20th Anniversary: A look at the past, present, and future through its people

We’re incredibly excited to celebrate Bitdefender’s 20th anniversary and thought we would take this opportunity to highlight some of the amazing individuals that have helped Bitdefender thrive over the past…

Global Operations Lead to Arrests of Alleged Members of GandCrab/REvil and Cl0p Cartels

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – A total of 13 suspects believed to be members of two prolific cybercrime rings were arrested as a global coalition across five continents involving…

A Tough Week for REvil Ransomware

The REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware (AKA Sodin) is a great example of Ransomware-as-a-Service, a type of cybercrime where two parties collaborate on the hack: the code writers who create the ransomware, and…

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…