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Ukrainian police arrest Clop ransomware members, seize server infrastructure

Multiple suspects believed to be linked to the Clop ransomware cartel have been detained in Ukraine this week after a joint operation from law enforcement agencies from Ukraine, South Korea, and the US.

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Source code for Paradise ransomware leaked on hacking forums

The source code of the Paradise ransomware has been leaked on hacking forums over the weekend, Tom Malka, a threat intelligence analyst for security firm Security Joes, has told The Record today.

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G7 calls on Russia to crack down on ransomware gangs

In light of the recent wave of high-profile ransomware attacks that have caused havoc in the US and Europe, the member states of the G7 group have called on Russia and other countries to crack down on ransomware gangs operating within their borders.

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Avaddon ransomware operation shuts down and releases decryption keys

The criminal group behind the Avaddon ransomware has shut down its operation today and released decryption keys for past victims.

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Ransomware gangs are increasingly going after SonicWall devices

Over the course of the last few months, cybercrime groups have increasingly targeted SonicWall devices in order to breach corporate networks and deploy ransomware.

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Ransomware hits Capitol Hill contractor

A company that provides a user engagement platform for US politicians has suffered a ransomware attack, leaving many lawmakers unable to email their constituents for days.

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DOJ officials say they recovered most of the Colonial ransomware payment

In a video press conference today, US officials said they recovered the vast majority of the $4.3 million that Colonial Pipeline paid to a ransomware gang last month after the hackers encrypted its IT network in a security incident that disrupted fuel supply for the entire US East Coast.

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US arrests Latvian woman who worked on Trickbot malware source code

The US Department of Justice has arraigned in court today a Latvian woman who was part of the Trickbot malware crew, where she served as a programmer and wrote code for controlling the malware and deploying ransomware on infected computers.

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EpsilonRed ransomware group hits one of India’s financial software powerhouses

Nucleus Software Exports, an Indian company that provides lending software to banks and retail stores, has suffered a major ransomware attack that crippled some of its internal networks and encrypted sensitive business information.

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Live streams go down across Cox radio & TV stations in apparent ransomware attack

Live streams for radio and TV stations owned by the Cox Media Group, one of the largest media conglomerates in the US, have gone down earlier today in what multiple sources have described as a ransomware attack.