[HackerNews] Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Hackers Behind 1,800 Attacks Worldwide

12 people have been detained as part of an international law enforcement operation for orchestrating ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure and large organizations that hit over 1,800 victims across 71 countries since 2019, marking the latest action against cybercrime groups.
The arrests were made earlier this week on October 26 in Ukraine and Switzerland, resulting in the seizure of cash

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