Tag: REvil


U.S. Cyber Command’s actions against ransomware draw support and criticism

December 7, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Over the weekend, Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, the head of U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency (NSA), confirmed what most cybersecurity specialists already knew: The U.S. military has engaged in offensive measures against ransomware groups. These actions were […]


Ransomware victims panicked while FBI secretly held REvil decryption key

September 21, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

For three weeks during the REvil ransomeware attack this summer, the FBI secretly withheld the key that would have decrypted data and computers on up to 1,500 networks, including those run by hospitals, schools, and businesses. The FBI had penetrated […]


How ransomware runs the underground economy

August 31, 2021

Via: CSO Online

The unwanted attention attracted by ransomware attacks recently have caused several of the top cybercrime forums to ban ransomware discussions and transactions on their platforms earlier this year. While some hoped this might have a significant impact on the ability […]