Ukrainian REvil Hacker Sentenced to 13 Years and Ordered to Pay $16 Million | Cybersecurity

Advertisement Gaming: Visit today for your PlayStation, Xbox, Xbox bundles, Nintendo games.
Xbox  |  Xbox Bundles  |  Nintendo  |  Playstation  |  Cards
Manor Lords is a strategy game that allows you to experience the life of a medieval lord.
Horizon Forbidden West. Join Aloy as she braves a majestic but dangerous new frontier that holds mysterious new threats. This Complete Edition allows you to enjoy the critically acclaimed Horizon Forbidden West on PC...

May 02, 2024. Newsroom Ransomware / Cyber Crime.

A Ukrainian national has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison and ordered to pay $16 million in restitution for carrying out thousands of ransomware attacks and extorting victims.

Yaroslav Vasinskyi (aka Rabotnik), 24, along with his co-conspirators part of the REvil ransomware group orchestrated more than 2,500 ransomware attacks and demanded ransom payments in cryptocurrency totaling more than $700 million.

“The co-conspirators demanded ransom payments in cryptocurrency and used cryptocurrency exchangers and mixing services to hide their ill-gotten gains,” the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) said.

“To drive their ransom demands higher, Sodinokibi/REvil co-conspirators also publicly exposed their victims’ data when victims would not pay ransom demands.”

Vasinskyi was extradited to the U.S. in March 2022 following his arrest in Poland in October 2021. REvil, prior to formally going offline in late 2021, was responsible for a series of high-profile attacks on JBS and Kaseya.

He previously pleaded guilty in the Northern District of Texas to an 11-count indictment charging him with conspiracy to commit fraud and…

Source thehackernews.com

FTC: We use income earning affiliate links. More on Sposored links.
Terms of use and third-party services. More here.

Ad Amazon Minecraft the game, plus clothing, toys, and accessories.

Ad Amazon Gaming Laptops, clothing, games and more

Ad Amazon MUSIC Artists Merch Shop

Stay connected throughout the year with official, ongoing Microsoft podcasts.
Microsoft Podcasts Apple | Microsoft podcasts YouTube


“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” —Mahatma Gandhi

Related Posts