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Canada Charges Its “Most Prolific Cybercriminal”

December 8, 2021

A 31-year-old Canadian man has been arrested and charged with fraud in connection with numerous ransomware attacks against businesses, government agencies and private citizens throughout Canada and the United States. Canadian authorities describe him as “the most prolific cybercriminal we’ve identified in Canada,” but so far they’ve released few other details about the investigation or the defendant. Helpfully, an email address and nickname apparently connected to the accused offer some additional clues.

Mariposa Botnet Author, Darkcode Crime Forum Admin Arrested in Germany

October 1, 2019

A Slovenian man convicted of authoring the destructive and once-prolific┬áMariposa botnet and running the infamous┬áDarkode cybercrime forum has been arrested in Germany on request from prosecutors in the United States, who’ve recently re-indicted him on related charges.