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CYBERSECURITY NEWS: EUROPOL- International collaboration leads to dismantlement of ransomware group

28th November 2023 

CYBERSECURITY NEWS: EUROPOL - International collaboration leads to dismantlement of ransomware group in Ukraine amidst ongoing war 
Syndicated By: Iain Fraser/Cyber PR Wire

The ransomware gang is behind high-profile attacks that created losses of hundreds of millions of euros. 

In an unprecedented effort, law enforcement and judicial authorities from seven countries have joined forces with Europol and Eurojust to dismantle and apprehend in Ukraine key figures behind significant ransomware operations wreaking havoc across the world. 

The operation comes at a critical time, as the country grapples with the challenges of Russia’s military aggression against its territory. On 21 November, 30 properties were searched in the regions of Kyiv, Cherkasy, Rivne and Vinnytsia, resulting in the arrest of the 32-year-old ringleader. Four of the ringleader's most active accomplices were also detained. Learn More /...


Headquartered in The Hague, the Netherlands, Europol’s mission is to support its Member States in preventing and combating all forms of serious international and organised crime, cybercrime and terrorism. Europol also works with many non-EU partner states and international organisations.

Large-scale criminal and terrorist networks pose a significant threat to the internal security of the EU and to the safety and livelihood of its people. Learn More /...

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