back to article Ukrainian cops nab husband and wife suspected to be part of $1m ransomware operation

Ukrainian police have arrested five people on suspicion of operating a ransomware gang, including a husband-and-wife team, following tipoffs from UK law enforcement. "The organizer of the group, a 36-year-old resident of Kyiv, together with his wife and three acquaintances carried out cyberattacks on foreign companies," cops …

  1. DS999 Silver badge

    Another reason to block Putin from invading

    If he takes it over, then Ukrainian ransomware criminals will be untouchable like the Russian ones are.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Another reason to block Putin from invading

      I figure it as the Ukrainians working up the muscle to neutralize some of the "fifth column" in light of the past, current and likely future conflict.

      Seems almost a forgotten term, doesn't it? Yet as recent history shows - e.g. the last two years - there are always those working against society, for wildly different reasons perhaps.

      Anyway, a recent discussion included the phrase bemoaning "the loss of the consensus reality". Like who the enemies are. Love the virus, the virus is our friend! Yoicks!

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Find a really big book

    Throw it at them

  3. Potemkine! Silver badge

    Ukrainian cops should hurry before the war with Russia starts.

  4. TimMaher Silver badge
    Mushroom

    News just in

    Ukraine has been the victim of a massive hack attack.

    BBC and others right now.

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