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Ukrainian Police Nab Six Tied to CLOP Ransomware

June 16, 2021

Authorities in Ukraine this week charged six people alleged to have been part of the CLOP¬†ransomware group, a cybercriminal gang said to have extorted more than half a billion dollars from victims. Some of CLOP’s victims this year alone include Stanford University Medical School, the¬†University of California, and University of Maryland.

Feds Allege Adconion Employees Hijacked IP Addresses for Spamming

September 2, 2019

Federal prosecutors in California have filed criminal charges against four employees of Adconion Direct, an email advertising firm, alleging they unlawfully hijacked vast swaths of Internet addresses and used them in large-scale spam campaigns. KrebsOnSecurity has learned that the charges are likely just the opening salvo in a much larger, ongoing federal investigation into the company’s commercial email practices.