Europe Police catch COVID 19 ransomware spreading gang


A cybercrime unit formed by a police agency operating in Europe, succeeded in catching cyber criminals on a recent note and sources say that they were trying to spread ransomware to hospitals in the name of COVID 19 testing. 

According to a statement issued by Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), the 4 man hacker’s group dubbed as “Pentaguard” became highly active from March 2020. And the group came on to the surveillance radar of Romania Cyber Crime unit that was formed last year to curb cybercrime.

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