Hacker forums start blocking ransomware 16:45

Cybersecurity expert Alexey Lukatsky said hacker forums are increasingly banning ransomware-related transactions. writes about this RBC.

According to Lukatsky, both the sale and development of viruses, as well as the search and recruitment of personnel for this, are limited. He said the purpose of such a ban was to protect the forums from the attention of the public and supervisory authorities.

At the same time, Vladimir Kim, an expert at the Solar AURA monitoring center for external digital threats of the Solar Group, said that despite the trend of reducing the number of ransomware attacks, this threat continues and the hackers who carry it out are also at risk. are now grouped into more narrowly specialized forums.

Before that, Cyberproject in the Russian Federation in 2023 happened 150 attacks with encryption viruses.

A ransomware virus is a malicious program that searches for and encrypts information valuable to a user or company. Encrypted files cannot be used. Ransomware operators and hackers demand monetary ransom from attacked individuals or companies to restore their functionality.

Previously on Reddit happened Victim of attack by unknown hackers.

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Source: Gazeta


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