The cyber department of Ukraine ‘s Security Service (SSU) dismantled a gang that stole accounts of about 30 million individuals.
The cyber department of Ukraine ‘s Security Service (SSU) has taken down a group of hackers that is behind the theft of about 30 million individuals. The gang was offering the stole accounts for sale on the dark web, according to the SSU they earned almost UAH 14 million from the sale.
They gang was received money through electronic payment systems YuMoney, Qiwi, and WebMoney, which are prohibited in Ukraine.
The cybercriminals harvested credentials and sensitive data through malware infection, it focused on systems in Ukraine and the European Union.
The main customers of the gang were pro-Kremlin propagandists who used the compromised accounts in disinformation campaigns aimed destabilize the political contest in countries Ukraine and other countries.
(SecurityAffairs – hacking, Ukraine)
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