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Russia arrests hacker in US Colonial Pipeline cyberattack




In a sweeping operation, Russia detained members of a notorious ransomware gang at the request of the US, including a hacker behind last year’s attack on the Colonial Pipeline.Law enforcement raided the homes of 14 members of the gang REvil and seized currencies worth nearly US$7 million, cryptowallets and 20 luxury cars, according to a statement on Friday by Russia’s Federal Security Service, known as FSB. Authorities in the US have been informed that the group was shut down, it said.REvil,…



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