Brazil arrests suspect believed to be a Lapsus$ gang member



Today, the Brazilian Federal Police arrested a Brazilian suspect in Feira de Santana, Bahia, believed to be part of the Lapsus$ extortion gang.

The suspect was detained following an investigation started in December 2021 after last year’s breach of the Brazilian Ministry of Health.

During the incident, the attackers deleted files and defaced the Ministry of Health website to display a message where the Lapsus$ hacking group claimed the attack and said it had stolen data from the ministry’s network.

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