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GandCrab ransomware affiliate arrested for phishing attacks
2021-03-09 15:07

A suspected GandCrab Ransomware member was arrested in South Korea for using phishing emails to infect victims. The GandCrab ransomware operation started in January 2018 when it quickly became a malware empire threatening businesses worldwide.

GandCrab ransomware hacker arrested in Belarus
2020-08-04 12:19

Law enforcement in Belarus has announced the arrest of a 31-year-old man who is alleged to have extorted more than 1000 victims with the infamous GandCrab ransomware in 2017 and 2018. Used GandCrab malware variants to conduct ransomware attacks.

Ransomware School: The Rise of GandCrab Disciples
2019-11-01 18:33

Upskilled Hackers Have Moved to Sodinokibi Ransomware-as-a-Service and BeyondFor Russian-speaking hackers, ransomware used to be taboo. But GandCrab killed all such ethical qualms, democratizing...

News Wrap: GandCrab Operators Resurface, Utilities Firms Hit By LookBack Malware
2019-09-27 12:00

The malware landscape continues to evolve with the re-emergence of the GandCrab operators and a continued spearphishing attack spreading the LookBack RAT.

Did GandCrab Gang Fake Its Ransomware Retirement?
2019-09-25 13:48

Evidence Mounts That Sodinokibi Ransomware Is GandCrab Gang's 'Retirement' PlanDid the gang behind GandCrab fake its retirement? Security experts say there's mounting evidence that the operators...

GandCrab Operators Resurface with REvile Malware
2019-09-24 21:00

Despite claiming they were retiring, GandCrab's authors have been linked to the REvile/Sodinokibi ransomware via a technical analysis.

Post GandCrab, Cybercriminals Scouring the Dark Web for the Next Top Ransomware
2019-08-19 19:49

A detailed look at underground forums shows that cybercriminals aren't sure where to look on the heels of the GandCrab ransomware group shutting its doors - and low-level actors are taking...

Ransomware: As GandCrab Retires, Sodinokibi Rises
2019-07-17 15:03

Ransom Payments to Crypto-Locking Malware Extortionists Are SurgingWith the GandCrab ransomware-as-service gang promising to retire - and free decryptors now aiding victims - rival Sodinokibi has...

GandCrab ransomware revisited – is it back under a (R)evil new guise?
2019-07-16 14:59

Did the GandCrab ransomware gang really 'retire' when they said, or did they never go away?

Is ‘REvil’ the New GandCrab Ransomware?
2019-07-15 15:58

The cybercriminals behind the GandCrab ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) offering recently announced they were closing up shop and retiring after having allegedly earned more than $2 billion in...