Two Romanians Arrested for Running Malware Encryption Services

Two Romanians Arrested for Running Malware Encryption Services

Posted November 23, 2020

Two Romanians Arrested for Running Malware Encryption Services

  • Allegedly the operators of the CyberSeal and Dataprotector crypting services, as well as of the Cyberscan service, the duo is said to have provided aid to more than 1,560 criminals.
  • The services, Europol says, were used for crypting a variety of malware types, including information stealers, Remote Access Trojans (RATs), and ransomware families.
  • The illegal services were being offered on underground portals, at prices ranging between $40 and $300, depending on license conditions. The two provided constant updates and support to their customers.

– Ionut Arghire | November 23, 2020