US seizes $6 million from REvil ransomware, arrest Kaseya hacker

The United States Department of Justice today has announced charges against a REvil ransomware affiliate responsible for the attack against the Kaseya MSP platform on July 2nd and seizing more than $6 million from another REvil partner.

The suspect is 22-year old Ukrainian national Yaroslav Vasinskyi, arrested for cybercriminal activity on October 8 at the behest of the U.S. when trying to enter Poland from his native country.

Vasinskyi is known by several aliases (Profcomserv, Rabotnik, Rabotnik_New, Yarik45, Yaraslav2468, and Affiliate 22). He is one of the seven REvil ransomware affiliates that have been apprehended so far, in ample international efforts to combat the ransomware threat.

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Source: Bleeping Computer