DOJ: Ukrainian ransomware suspect extradited from Poland to face charges in Texas

A Ukrainian national accused of a major ransomware attack will face charges in Texas after his extradition from Poland, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. Yaroslav Vasinskyi, 22, is charged with unleashing ransomware known as Sodinokibi/REvil against companies including Kaseya, a Read More …

REvil ransomware affiliates arrested in Romania and Kuwait

Romanian law enforcement authorities have arrested two suspects believed to be Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware affiliates on November 4, both of them allegedly responsible for infecting thousands of victims. DIICOT (the Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism) and judicial police Read More …

REvil ransomware operators claim group is ending activity again, victim leak blog now offline

Cybercriminals claiming to be part of the REvil ransomware group have alleged that the gang is closing shop after losing control of vital infrastructure and having internal disputes. Recorded Future security expert Dmitry Smilyanets shared multiple messages on Twitter from Read More …

Ransomware in the Commonwealth of Independent States

These days, when speaking of cyberthreats, most people have in mind ransomware, specifically cryptomalware. In 2020–2021, with the outbreak of the pandemic and the emergence of several major cybercriminal groups (Maze, REvil, Conti, DarkSide, Avaddon), an entire criminal ecosystem took Read More …

Hong Kong firm becomes latest marketing company hit with REvil ransomware

Hong Kong marketing firm Fimmick has been hit with a ransomware attack, according to a British cybersecurity firm monitoring the situation. Fimmick has offices in Hong Kong and across China, serving several high-profile clients like McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Shell, Asus and Read More …

REvil/Sodinokibi Ransomware Universal Decryptor Key Is Out

REvil victims, your prayers have been answered: There’s a universal decryptor key waiting to free you. Bitdefender is releasing a free, universal decryptor key to unlock data of victimized organizations that were encrypted by REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware attacks before the gang’s Read More …