U.S. charges Ukrainian, Russian for major ransomware attack

The U.S. Justice Department charged a Ukraine national and a Russian in one of the worst ransomware attacks against American targets, court filings showed on Monday. The latest U.S. actions follow a slew of measures taken to combat a surge in ransomware that has struck several big companies, including an attack on the largest fuel… Read More U.S. charges Ukrainian, Russian for major ransomware attack

Dozens arrested in global crackdown on DarkNet traders

At least 150 people have been arrested by European and U.S. authorities after a joint crackdown on traders of drugs, weapons and other illicit goods on darknet e-commerce sites, Dutch media reported on Tuesday citing police agency Europol. The crackdown, called Operation Dark HunTor, was announced at a U.S. Justice Department news conference where Deputy… Read More Dozens arrested in global crackdown on DarkNet traders