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US announces it seized Hive ransomware gang’s leak sites and decryption keys
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US announces it seized Hive ransomware gang’s leak sites and decryption keys

Law enforcement organizations in the US and Europe have taken control of Hive's infrastructure, one of the most successful ransomware operations. Just months after the federal government's cybersecurity unit CISA raised the alarm about Hive's ongoing extortion efforts, the U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI, Secret Service, and several European government agencies joined forces to conduct a coordinated law enforcement action that resulted in the seizure of Hive's dark web portal. This secret location has been taken. As part of a concerted law enforcement effort against Hive Ransomware, the Federal Bureau of Investigation confiscated this site, according to a seizure notice posted on Hive's dark web leak site read the complete article US announces it seized Hive ransomware gangs lea...
FBI Says North Korean Hackers Behind $100 Million Horizon Bridge Crypto Theft
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FBI Says North Korean Hackers Behind $100 Million Horizon Bridge Crypto Theft

The loss of $100 million in cryptocurrency assets from Harmony Horizon Bridge in June 2022 was confirmed by the American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Monday. The Lazarus Group and APT38 (also known as BlueNoroff, Copernicium, and Stardust Chollima), a state-sponsored threat group from North Korea that specializes in financial cyber operations, were both blamed by the law enforcement agency for the hack. The FBI added that the TraderTraitor attack campaign, which was made public by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in April 2022, was used by the Harmony infiltration. The strategy involved using social engineeri...