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Belarussian authorities arrested GandCrab ransomware distributor

August 3, 2020


Last week, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Belarus announced the arrest of a man on charges of distributing the infamous GandCrab ransomware.

The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted with help from law enforcement from the UK and Romania.

The authorities did not reveal the name of the man, they arrested him in Gomel (Belarus). He had no previous criminal records at the time of the arrest, but it is known to be a member of a cybercrime forum to become an affiliate for the GandCrab ransomware operation.

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