Europol Disrupts Ransomware Affiliate Scavenging for Sensitive Data
December 13, 2021
Europolís European Cybercrime Centre
(EC3) has supported the Romanian National Police (Poliția Rom‚nă)
and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in arresting a
Ransomware affiliate targeting high-profile organizations and
companies for their sensitive data.
The criminal is suspected of having
compromised the network of a large Romanian IT company
delivering services to clients in the retail, energy and
Deploying two of its experts to Romania to provide advance forensic support and to help with crypto-asset forfeiture.
This operation was carried out in the framework of the European Multidisciplinary Platform Against Criminal Threats (EMPACT).