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Progress in International Efforts to Dismantle REvil Ransomware Group

CyberWire

09 Nov 2021

Alex Iftimie spoke to CyberWire about the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) disclosing the indictment of Ukrainian national Yaroslav Vasinskyi, who was arrested last month for his involvement in the attack on software firm Kaseya this summer.

According to Alex, success against the cyber gangland depends upon changing the crooks’ risk calculation. “Winning the war on ransomware means convincing would-be hackers that the risks of joining a ransomware group outweigh the benefits,” he said. “Few actions do more to change that risk calculus than successful arrests. Kudos to former DOJ colleagues.”

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