TrickBot gang developer arrested when trying to leave Korea

An alleged Russian developer for the notorious TrickBot malware gang was arrested in South Korea after attempting to leave the country.

The TrickBot cybercrime group is responsible for a variety of sophisticated malware targeting Windows and Linux devices to gain access to victim’s networks, steal data, and deploy other malware, such as ransomware.

Seoul’s KBS (via The Record) first reported that a Russian man was stranded in South Korea due to COVID-19 restrictions, and his passport subsequently expired.

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Source: Bleeping Computer