Vitaly Kremez

Hack group REvil deceived their partners due to a backdoor

The researchers found that the creators of REvil deceived their partners using a scheme that allowed them to decrypt any systems blocked by the ransomware and take the entire ransom for themselves. Their partners ended up with nothing. Let me remind you that REvil (aka Sodinokibi) has existed since 2019 and is considered to be the heir of the GandCrab ransomware. The ransomware operates according to the Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS, ransomware-as-a-Service) scheme, that is, malware developers deal directly with malware and payment sites, and their hired partners hack victims’ networks and encrypt devices. As a result, the ransom payments are distributed between the hack group itself and its partners, with the latter usually receiving 70-80% of the total. Evgeny Boguslavsky, a …

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REvil deceived its partners

Attackers Hacked OGUsers Hacking Forum Again

Recently, the media reported that attackers hacked one of the most popular hacking forums on the Internet, OGUSERS (aka OGU) again, for the second time in the last year. Then an unknown attacker stole the data of 200,000 users, according to the official statistics of users indicated on the forum. s a result, OGUSERS was temporarily disabled and put into maintenance mode, and users were notified of a password reset, urging everyone to turn on two-factor authentication for their accounts so that the stolen data could not be used to hack accounts. Let me remind you that another OGUSERS hack occurred in May 2019. Then the attackers entered the server through a vulnerability in one of the custom plugins and …

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Hacked OGUsers Forum
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