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12185067857?profile=RESIZE_400xThe phishing-as-a-service platform 16shop was taken down on 8 August as part of a global investigation led by Interpol.  Law enforcement arrested a 21-year-old Indonesian man accused of administering the platform, along with two other individuals involved in its operation: one in Indonesia and one in Japan.  The police also confiscated electronic devices and several luxury items belonging to the suspects.

According to a report from cybersecurity firm Group-IB, which was involved in the takedown,

10066089458?profile=RESIZE_400xConti ransomware was first discovered in December of 2019 and has become one of the most prominent ransomware platforms to date. The Conti Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) platform gained international attention in May of 2021 when it was used to shutdown Ireland’s Health Service Executive (HSE).  The group has shown no signs of slowing down with notable attacks reported in the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Taiwan, and Indonesia in the past two and a half months.

The most recent attack