Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-02-14

Egregor ransomware operators arrested in Ukraine

www.zdnet.com/article/egregor-ransomware-operators-arrested-in-ukraine/ Arrested suspects are believed to be clients of the Egregor RaaS, not the Egregor gang itself.. Members of the Egregor ransomware cartel have been arrested this week in Ukraine, French radio station France Inter reported on Friday, citing law enforcement sources.

Pro-India hackers use Android spyware to spy on Pakistani military

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/pro-india-hackers-use-android-spyware-to-spy-on-pakistani-military/ This week a report has revealed details on two Android spyware strains leveraged by state-sponsored threat actors during the India-Pakistan conflict.

The Untold History of Americas Zero-Day Market

www.wired.com/story/untold-history-americas-zero-day-market/ The lucrative business of dealing in code vulnerabilities is central to espionage and war planning, which is why brokers never spoke about ituntil now.

Darknet crypto kingpin JokerStash retires after illicit $1 billion run: research

www.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN2AC14R The kingpin or kingpins of the worlds biggest illicit credit card marketplace have retired after making an estimated fortune of over $1 billion in cryptocurrency, according to research by blockchain analysis firm Elliptic shared with Reuters.

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