SBU exposed hacker service
The attackers carried out hacker attacks on foreign companies and also provided paid services to hacker groups.
The cyber specialists of the Security Service of Ukraine, together with American and British partners, carried out a large-scale special operation to eliminate a powerful hacker service. The press center informs about it. SBU.
“Attackers who carried out hacker attacks on foreign companies and also provided paid services to spoof IP addresses to other hackers were exposed,” the message says.
According to preliminary estimates, the group has earned more than $ 1 million during its activity.
During the investigation, it turned out that the activities were organized by the citizens of Ukraine, including those on the wanted list of foreign law enforcement agencies.
During the searches at the place of actual residence and stay of the intruders and in their cars, mobile phones, computer equipment and other material evidence were found and seized.
Criminal proceedings have been opened on three articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Earlier it was reported that the Ukrainian hacker Yaroslav Vasinsky was arrested in Poland, accused of extorting $ 50 million from Apple.