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The cyber police detained a 25-year-old hacker in Kiev, as the profile media suggest - from the group of ransomware hackers Revil.

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The detention was the result of an international joint operation of the Cyber Police, Europol and the FBI. According to the police, starting in April 2020, a group of hackers infected the networks of organizations with the help of encryption viruses and demanded a ransom from 5 to 70 million euros. The victims of the attacks were more than 100 American and European companies, including large energy and tourism companies. The total damage is estimated at $150 million.

During the search, $360,000 was seized in cash, another $1.3 million was blocked on crypto wallets

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