Police Bust Major Ransomware Gang Cl0p

The Ukrainian police, in collaboration with Interpol and law enforcement agencies from South Korea and the United States, have arrested members of the infamous ransomware group known as Cl0p, according to a press release from Ukrainian police.

On Wednesday, the Cyber-Police Department of the National Police of Ukraine announced the arrests, referring to six defendants, and said it conducted 21 searches in the homes of the alleged hackers and in their cars in and around Kiev. The cops said they confiscated 500 million Ukrainian hryvnia (roughly $180,000), computers, and cars.

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