Europol releases dramatic video of Romanians arrested for spreading CTB Locker and Cerber ransomware

December 21, 2017

As part of an extensive law enforcement operation called “Bakovia,” Romanian authorities on Wednesday arrested five individuals suspected of infecting tens of thousands of computers across Europe and the United States using the infamous Ransomware-as-a-Service model leveraging two of the most criminally profitable ransomware strains – CTB Locker and Cerber.

The Europol released a dramatic video of one of six raids in Romania as a result of a joint investigation by Romanian Police, Dutch National Police, the UK’s National Crime Agency and the FBI.

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