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Classes canceled as Nantucket school computer systems held for ransom. Here's what we know

Cape Cod Times 01 Feb 2023
The malicious software, according to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, encrypts data, making it inaccessible until a ransom fee is paid to cyber hackers ... "If you want your files back you'll need to pay a ransom amount in the form of bitcoin, in order for the hacker to provide an encryption key.". More.General manager.
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Hope for more success from efforts of FBI

The Vindicator 31 Jan 2023
Last week U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland touted the FBI’s latest victory when he announced the temporary dismantling of the Hive ransomware network ... “Simply put, using lawful means we hacked the hackers,” Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said ... More will step in where Hive has been stalled ... editorial@vindy.com NEWSLETTER ... .
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This brutal new malware could absolutely destroy your Windows PC

TechRadar 30 Jan 2023
“On January 25th #ESETResearch discovered a new cyberattack in Ukraine ... The #SwiftSlicer wiper is written in Go programing language ... Also known as Unit 74455, Sandworm is allegedly a group of Russian cybermilitary hackers working for the General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) ... > Russia hacker group hijacks USB attacks by other criminals.
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FBI says it ‘hacked the hackers’ of a ransomware service, saving victims $130 million

The Verge 28 Jan 2023
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge ... “Simply put, using lawful means, we hacked the hackers,” Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco remarked during a press conference .
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Gardaí involved in operation to shut down Hive ransomware group

RTE 27 Jan 2023
At a news conference, US Attorney General Merrick Garland, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Deputy US Attorney General Lisa Monaco said government hackers broke into Hive's network and put the gang under surveillance, surreptitiously stealing the digital keys the group used to unlock victim organisations' data.
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U.S. says it 'hacked the hackers' to bring down ransomware gang, helping 300 victims

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jan 2023
Attorney General Merrick Garland, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Deputy U.S. Attorney General Lisa Monaco said government hackers broke into Hive's network and put the gang under surveillance, surreptitiously stealing the digital keys the group used to unlock victim organizations' data.
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US Says It 'Hacked the Hackers' To Bring Down Hive Ransomware Gang

Slashdot 27 Jan 2023
Attorney General Merrick Garland, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Deputy U.S. Attorney General Lisa Monaco said government hackers broke into Hive's network and put the gang under surveillance, surreptitiously stealing the digital keys the group used to unlock victim organizations' data.
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FBI shuts down ransomware gang that targeted schools and hospitals

The Keene Sentinel 27 Jan 2023
Attorney General Merrick Garland said the ransomware group called Hive attacked hospitals, school districts, financial firms and others, stealing and sometimes publishing their data ... the profits with the hackers ... "We hacked the hackers," Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said.
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US Dismantles Ransomware Network Behind More Than $100M in Extortion

Beijing News 27 Jan 2023
Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, Jan ... Attorney General Merrick Garland and other top law enforcement officials announced the operation ... "Simply put, using lawful means, we hacked the hackers," Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said.
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US Infiltrates Big Ransomware Gang: ‘We Hacked the Hackers’

WhoWhatWhy 27 Jan 2023
‘We Hacked the Hackers’ (Maria) ... hospitals and school districts a potential $130 million in ransom payments, Attorney General Merrick Garland and other U.S ... ‘Simply put, using lawful means we hacked the hackers,’ Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said at a news conference.”.
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U.S. infiltrates, dismantles big ransomware gang

The Galveston Daily News 27 Jan 2023
“Simply put, using lawful means we hacked the hackers,” Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said at a news conference ... In May 2021, for instance, hackers targeted the nation’s largest fuel pipeline, causing the operators to briefly shut it down and make a multimillion-dollar ransom payment that the U.S.
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US hacks back against Hive ransomware crew

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jan 2023
Deputy Attorney General Lisa O Monaco described the operation as a 21st Century cyber stakeout ... The Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed the FBI gained deep access to the Hive ransomware group in late July 2022 ... Attorney General Merrick Garland said ... Deputy Attorney General Lisa O Monaco said. "Simply put, using lawful means, we hacked the hackers.".
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US infiltrates big ransomware gang: 'We hacked the hackers'

Decatur Daily 27 Jan 2023
... last year, saving victims including hospitals and school districts a potential $130 million in ransom payments, Attorney General Merrick Garland and other U.S ... "Simply put, using lawful means we hacked the hackers," Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said at a news conference.
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'We hacked the hackers': US infiltrates big ransomware gangOfficials said the targeted syndicate, known as ...

Deccan Herald 27 Jan 2023
“Simply put, using lawful means we hacked the hackers,” Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said at a news conference ... In May 2021, for instance, hackers targeted the nation's largest fuel pipeline, causing the operators to briefly shut it down and make a multimillion-dollar ransom payment that the US government largely recovered.
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AP Business SummaryBrief at 6:27 p.m. EST

The Galveston Daily News 27 Jan 2023
US economy slowed but still grew at 2.9% rate last quarter ... 'We hacked the hackers'. WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland and other U.S ... Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco says that. “Simply put, using lawful means we hacked the hackers.” Officials say the gang known as Hive, operates one of the world’s top five ransomware networks ... 1.

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