“Bluntly, UAE sends assassination teams to deal with people they don’t like. [...] Even ransomware groups are subject to political pressure."
There have been more than 70 ransomware attacks affecting around 1,000 U.S. schools this year, and it may get worse before it gets better.
A day after it was revealed that the US and its allies hacked the infamous REvil ransomware gang, a competing gang published an anti-government rant on its website.
A still unknown ransomware group hacked the controversial TV giant Sinclair, causing disruptions at several channels across the United States.
But the reward may not apply to lots of ransomware gangs.
“We all have to take a step back and realize this is the world we live in.”
Recent cyber attacks have prompted calls for regulation that could send a big chill across the crypto world.
The popular digital coin's exchange Binance said it detected and identified a group of money launderers who worked for the infamous ransomware gang Cl0p.
A phishing email campaign tricked users into contacting a call center where they would unknowingly be directed to install ransomware to their computer.