As part of the global cybercrime crackdown, seven suspected hackers linked to ransomware attacks have been arrested since last February.
According to the report, the US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that the FBI and the Justice Department should announce the seizure of کروڑ 600 million in allegations related to ransomware. Will
None of the arrested hackers have been identified, but Europol said two suspected hackers belonging to the ransomware gang, R-Evil, were charged with ransom of Rs 580,000 in last week’s attacks. I was arrested on charges of involvement.
Authorities in Kuwait arrested another hacker last week, and South Korean authorities have arrested three hackers since last February, while a seventh was arrested in Europe last month.
The arrests were part of a Gold Dust law enforcement investigation involving the United States and 16 other countries.
R-Evil, also known as Sudinokibi, has targeted the world’s largest meat processor JBSSA in recent months, as well as being accused of attacking it in July. Who stole data from Cassia, a Florida software company, and damaged businesses around the world.
The Justice Department on Monday indicted Yaroslav Vassinsky, a suspected Ukrainian hacker, in federal court in Dallas on charges of aiding and abetting various targets across the country, including businesses and financial institutions.
Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said in an interview that “in the coming days and weeks you will see more arrests” and that ransomware operations would be halted.
The Justice Department has tried several ways to deal with the ransomware wave, which it sees as a national security and economic threat.
The arrests of foreign hackers are important to the Justice Department because many of them operate under the auspices of countries that do not extradite their citizens to the United States for legal action.
The Justice Department confiscated 2.3 million cryptocurrencies paid by the Colonial Pipeline after a ransomware attack in June, forcing the company to suspend operations, leading to fuel shortages in some parts of the country. Was done