GandCrab ransomware distributor arrested in Belarus

In a press release last week, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Belarus announced the arrest of a 31-year-old man on charges of distributing the GandCrab ransomware.

The man, whose name was not released, was arrested in Gomel, a small city in southeastern Belarus, at the intersection with the Russian and Ukraine border.

Authorities said the man had no previous convictions prior to his arrest but had signed up on a hacking forum to become an affiliate for the GandCrab ransomware operation.

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Source: ZDNet