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# Krebs On Security

  • Ransomware Bites 400 Veterinary Hospitals Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:43:18 +0000
    National Veterinary Associates (NVA), a California company that owns more than 700 animal care facilities around the globe, is still working to recover from a ransomware attack late last month that affected more than half of those properties, separating many veterinary practices from their patient records, payment systems and practice management software. NVA says it expects to have all facilities fully back up and running normally within the next week.
  • Why Were the Russians So Set Against This Hacker Being Extradited? Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:19:10 +0000
    The Russian government has for the past four years been fighting to keep 29-year-old alleged cybercriminal Alexei Burkov from being extradited by Israel to the United States. When Israeli authorities turned down requests to send him back to Russia -- supposedly to face separate hacking charges there -- the Russians then imprisoned an Israeli woman for seven years on trumped-up drug charges in a bid to trade prisoners. That effort failed as well, and Burkov had his first appearance in a U.S. court last week. What follows are some clues that might explain why the Russians are so eager to reclaim this young man.
  • Orcus RAT Author Charged in Malware Scheme Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:41:17 +0000
    In July 2016, KrebsOnSecurity published a story identifying a Toronto man as the author of the Orcus RAT, a software product that’s been marketed on underground forums and used in countless malware attacks since its creation in 2015. This week, Canadian authorities criminally charged him with orchestrating an international malware scheme.

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