Intelligent CISO Issue 43 - Page 44

International cooperation coordinated by Europol and Eurojust was central in identifying these threat actors as the victims were located in different geographical locations around the world .
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GOVERNING BODIES UNITE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CYBERCRIMINALS

Cyber actors have represented a dangerous combination of aggressive disruption and highstake targets in ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure . Governing bodies across the world were therefore required to come together and target these cybercriminals for their involvement in such harmful attacks .
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A wreaking havoc across the world with ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure have been targeted as the result of a law enforcement and judicial operation involving eight countries .

These attacks are believed to have affected over 1,800 victims in 71 countries . These cyber actors are known for specifically targeting large corporations , effectively bringing their business to a standstill .
The actions took place in the early hours of October 26 in Ukraine and Switzerland .
Most of these suspects are considered high-value targets because they are being investigated in multiple high-profile cases in different jurisdictions .
As the result of the action day , over US $ 52,000 in cash was seized , alongside five luxury vehicles . A number of electronic devices are

International cooperation coordinated by Europol and Eurojust was central in identifying these threat actors as the victims were located in different geographical locations around the world .

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