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Researchers Estimate Ryuk Ransomware Operations to Be Worth $150 Million

18
Jan
2021
Researchers Estimate Ryuk Ransomware Operations to Be Worth $150 Million

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Initially detailed in 2018 and believed to be operated by Russian cybercriminals, Ryuk has become one of the most prevalent malware families, being used in various high-profile attacks, such as the targeting of Pennsylvania-based UHS and Alabama hospital chain DCH Health System.

Ryuk’s is believed to be operated by the same cybercriminals as the TrickBot Trojan, and its distribution has been associated with the TrickBot botnet, which in October survived a takedown attempt.

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