News & Press Releases
Inside the FBI, Russia, and Ukraine’s Failed Cybercrime InvestigationMIT Technology Review | Jul 08, 2021
Russia and Ukraine promised to cooperate and help catch the world’s most successful hackers. But things didn’t quite go to plan.
Ransomware Operations 'Based on a Culture of Mistrust'DataBreachToday | Jun 24, 2021
Two cornerstones of the cybercrime ecosystem are bulletproof hosting and ransomware offerings, says Mark Arena, CEO of the security firm Intel 471.
Clop Ransomware is Back in Business After Recent ArrestsBleepingComputer | Jun 23, 2021
The Clop ransomware operation is back in business after recent arrests and has begun listing new victims on their data leak site again.
Clop Ransomware Gang Doxes Two New Victims Days After Police RaidsTechCrunch | Jun 23, 2021
The notorious Clop ransomware operation appears to be back in business, just days after Ukrainian police arrested six alleged members of the gang.
Clop Ransomware Gang BustedInformationAge | Jun 21, 2021
Ukrainian police have arrested six members of the Clop ransomware gang that has attempted to extort organisations around the world, including a NSW government agency.
The Methods and Menace of the New Bank RobbersThe Economist | Jun 19, 2021
Talk to bankers and some will tell you that when it comes to cyber-crime, they are second only to the military in terms of the strength of their defences. And yet trawl the dark web, as Intel 471, an intelligence firm, did on behalf of The Economist in May, and it is obvious that attempts to breach those walls are commonplace.
Ukrainian Police Seize Cash, Computer as Part of Clop Ransomware Crew TurmoilIllinois News Today | Jun 16, 2021
Ukrainian officials said Wednesday that they had taken steps against the Hacking costume that recently caused about $ 500 million in digital blackmail in a rare case of law enforcement interfering with ransomware scammers.
Ukrainian Police Nab Six Tied to CLOP RansomwareKrebsonSecurity | Jun 16, 2021
Authorities in Ukraine this week charged six people alleged to be part of the CLOP ransomware group, a cybercriminal gang said to have extorted more than half a billion dollars from victims.