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…

DOJ charges and sanctions REvil leaders behind Kaseya attack, seizes $6 million in ransoms

US officials from the Justice Department, Treasury and FBI announced a slate of actions taken against some of the leaders of the REvil ransomware group as well as sanctions against…

US charges 2, seizes more than $6 million as part of dragnet against REvil ransomware gang

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The U.S. government announced a sweeping set of actions Monday targeting alleged REvil ransomware attackers in Europe, including an arrest, an…

Suspected REvil scammers arrested amid ongoing crackdown on ransomware

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Two cybercrime suspects accused of launching 5,000 ransomware attacks and netting roughly $579,000 were arrested by Romanian authorities, Europol announced Monday.…

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…

Ransomware decryptor roundup: BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile, Babuk decryptors released

ZDNet Recommends Ransomware decryptors for the BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile and Babuk strains were released over the last two weeks, highlighting some amount of progress in the fight against a…

Hive Ransomware Now Encrypts Linux and FreeBSD Operating Systems

The double-extortion ransomware group dubbed Hive also encrypts Linux and FreeBSD with new malware versions designed specifically for these operating systems. According to ESET, a Slovak internet security company that…

Schreiber Foods back to normal after ransomware attack shuts down milk plants

Schreiber Foods said its plants and distribution centers are back up and running after a ransomware attack took down their systems earlier last weekend.  The food production giant became the…

Suspected REvil Gang Insider Identified

German investigators have identified a deep-pocketed, big-spending Russian billionaire whom they suspect of being a core member of the REvil ransomware gang. He lolls around on yachts, wears a luxury…

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…