Egregor ransomware operators have been arrested this week in Ukraine, French radio station France Inter reported on Friday, citing law enforcement sources. The arrests are the result of a joint investigation between French and Ukrainian police.
France Inter said the arrested suspects provided logistical, hacking, and financial support for the Egregor gang. The names of the suspects are yet to be released.
The Egregor gang, which began operating in September 2020, works on the Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) model. Victims who resist paying the extortion fee are often listed on the “leak site,” forcing them into paying the ransom demand. Victims who don’t pay have files and internal documents shared on the Egregor leak site as punishment.
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