Russia Takes Down 4 Carding Sites With Over $260 Million in Crypto Turnover

Russia Takes Down 4 Carding Sites With Over $260 Million in Crypto TurnoverLaw enforcement in Russia has blocked major sites on the dark web, including a carding market leader. The platforms have been seized amid ongoing investigations into hacking groups, with Russian authorities ramping up efforts to dismantle the cybercrime rings and detain their members. Interior Ministry of Russia Hits Stolen Credit Cards Market The Ministry of […]

Crypto Ban Proposed by Bank of Russia Met With Opposition in Parliament, Government

Crypto Ban Proposed by Bank of Russia Met With Opposition in Parliament, GovernmentThe central bank’s push for a restrictive policy regarding cryptocurrencies is not gaining support among members of the Russian government, legislature, or law enforcement. A blanket crypto ban, as proposed by the bank, would make a laughingstock of Russia, lawmakers have warned. Bank of Russia’s Hardline Stance on Crypto Rejected by Other Russian Institutions The […]

Russia Busts Revil Ransomware Group on US Request, Arrests 14 Members

Russia Busts Revil Ransomware Group on US Request, Arrests 14 MembersRussian law enforcement agencies have dismantled the notorious hacking group Revil, believed to be behind ransomware attacks in the U.S. involving cryptocurrency. Although Moscow is unlikely to hand over Russian citizens to Washington, the operation has been carried out on request from the United States, despite heightened geopolitical tensions between the two powers. Russia’s FSB […]