Its team Ransomware Responsible for data breaches Capcom In 2020 it was “broken up” by an international police operation and one of its main members was arrested.
According to Europolknown as criminal groups Ragnar’s Lockerresponsible for a strain Ransomware of the same name, “has recently made a name for itself by attacking critical infrastructure around the world, claiming attacks on Portugal’s national airline and a hospital in Israel.”
The party also attacked Capcom In November 2020, an attack resulted in hundreds of thousands of pieces of personal data being stolen from servers, including the names and addresses of customers and former employees.
However, in an operation involving law enforcement and judicial authorities from 11 countries, the group’s “main target” was arrested in Paris and his home in the Czech Republic was searched, while five other suspects were also questioned in Spain and Latvia.
💻Ragnar Locker ransomware gang busted by international police.
🌐Law enforcement and judicial authorities in 11 countries crack down on dangerous ransomware operations.
Press release ⤵️https://t.co/smYwiqUJmh
— Europol (@Europol) October 20, 2023
Infrastructure Ransomware The group was also disbanded in the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden, and its data breach website was taken down. Originally reported in 2020, Ragnar’s Locker Targeted Capcom when they sent him a message demanding money in exchange for data stolen from their servers.
At this time, media reports claimed that Dr 1 TB time information Hacking And that group Hacker He demanded $11 million in bitcoins in return for the files. If no agreement is reached, the information will be disclosed or sold.
After the investigation Dr Hacking, Capcom It said the total number of accounts confirmed as compromised was 15,649.
It also estimated that the maximum number of potential customers, business partners and other external parties whose personal information was compromised in the attack was approximately 390,000 people.
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