[HackerNews] Suspected REvil Ransomware Affiliates Arrested in Global Takedown

Romanian law enforcement authorities have announced the arrest of two individuals for their roles as affiliates of the REvil ransomware family, dealing a severe blow to one of the most prolific cybercrime gangs in history.
The suspects are believed to have orchestrated more than 5,000 ransomware attacks and extorted close to $600,000 from victims, according to Europol. The arrests, which

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