On September 7, 2023, NCA released a statement regarding the new complex pack of sanctions against Russian Conti cybercrime group members. Accused of participating in extortions worth $800 million, gang members have now lost any property and equity under the US and UK jurisdiction. US and UK Authorities Uncover 11 More Russian Hackers Related to… Continue reading NCA and DoJ Introduce New Sanctions Against Conti/Trickbot Hackers
On Tuesday, the US authorities announced that as a result of the international law enforcement operation “Duck Hunt,” the infamous Qakbot malware platform, which is linked to Russia, was destroyed. Cybercriminals actively use it to commit various financial crimes. Though, cybersecurity experts are not sure how deadly this operation was to the botnet. They predict… Continue reading QakBot Botnet Dismantled, But Can It Return?
Qakbot, a notorious botnet, has been taken down by a multinational law enforcement operation spearheaded by the FBI, Operation “Duck Hunt”. The botnet, also called Qbot and Pinkslipbot, that considered one of the largest and longest-running botnets to date. According to conservative estimates, law enforcement officials have linked Qakbot to at least 40 ransomware attacks.… Continue reading Qakbot Botnet Hacked, Removed from Over 700,000 Machines