Ransomware REvil group disappeared from the Internet

Ransomware group associated with Russia which stands behind some of the most recent cybernetic the attack disappeared from the internet. Dmitri Alperovitch, former chief technology officer of cyber company CrowdStrike, said the group’s blog on the dark web is still available. However, the critical pages that victims use to negotiate with the group to get decryption tools after payment are no more.

REvil is responsible for data theft of many companies around the world

REvil has taken responsibility for a recent series ransomware attacks that have affected about 800 to 1500 companies worldwide. The group demanded $ 70 million for data recovery which she stole and encrypted. Earlier, experts linked the group to ransomware attacks on software management software giant Kaseya and beef suppliers JBS, who decided to pay $ 11 million to get their data back. It is unclear why REvil’s website is no longer available.

President Biden he recently revealed that he told the Russian president Vladimir Putin to expect his government to act on ransomware attacks coming from his country. The United States has issued a warning to attack servers used by Russian cybercriminals to hijack American networks. Curtis Minder, founder of the threat alert group GroupSense, said that if REvil’s websites were indeed failed, it was the result of an offensive action launched by the U.S. government.

Source: Engadget


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