11 alleged Conti criminals hit with UK and US sanctions

UK and US authorities have issued sanctions on 11 individuals who are allegedly part of a cybercriminal gang that use Trickbot and Conti malware. The 11 individuals have been hit with asset freezes and travel bans in a coordinated effort to counter the threat of ransomware, according to UK officials.

The country’s National Crime Agency (NCA) assesses that this group was responsible for extorting at least $180m from victims globally.

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Source: SiliconRepublic