The White House commented on the detention of the REvil hacker group in Russia

The United States is positive about the measures that Russia is taking to combat hackers on its territory. This was stated by a representative of the White House, commenting on the detention of the REvil hacker group by the FSB.

Members of the criminal community operated in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Leningrad and Lipetsk regions. The full composition of the crimes and the involvement of gang members in them has already been established. Hackers were stealing money using malware. On Friday, it became known about their detention.

A representative of the US administration added that one of the arrested may be involved in the attack on the Colonial Pipeline. She hopes that the attackers will be brought to justice not only for the crimes committed, “but also for the sake of preventing future ones,” RIA Novosti reports.

Recall that last year, Colonial Pipeline, the largest pipeline operator in the United States, was cyber attack by DarkSide ransomware. According to the FBI, the hackers were in Russia, but the authorities of the country were not involved in this. The FBI suspects the criminal services REvil, as well as Sodinokibi, of the cyber attack.


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