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Cybercriminals group ”Pentaguard” were arrested in house raid for spreading ransomware

Four cybercriminals running a group called “Pentaguard” have been arrested for spreading Locky ransomware.

They were mainly performing two types of attacks, the first one was SQL Injection to compromise and deface websites which are operated by several public and private institutions in Romania and the Republic of Moldova.

And secondly they were distributing Locky ransomware to carry out extortion campaigns, also they spread remote access trojan (RAT) to help them to steal data.

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