back to article Europol shutters ransomware operation with kingpin arrests

International law enforcement investigators have made a number of high-profile arrests after tracking a major cybercrime group for more than four years. A joint investigation team (JIT), spearheaded by French authorities, formed in 2019 to bring down a ransomware group linked to major attacks across the world. Announcing the …

  1. Andy The Hat Silver badge

    Can anyone explain ...

    are these individuals involved with a cybercrime group that was taken down in 2021 or is/was it still a live organisation?

    1. Clausewitz4.0 Bronze badge
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      Re: Can anyone explain ...

      Let me explain: Europol was in much need of a good PR stunt, so they kindly asked El Reg to come up with this article

  2. Throatwarbler Mangrove Silver badge


    These hard-working independent entrepreneurs have been crushed the the overreaching hand of Big Government, when all they were doing was selflessly revealing the security flaws created by the incompetence of giant profiteering corporations!

    1. anonymous boring coward Silver badge

      Re: SAD!


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