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TechTarget: Russian hacker arrests linked to ransomware and exploit kit shutdowns

June 16, 2016
TechTarget: Russian hacker arrests linked to ransomware and exploit kit shutdowns

The Lurk group hacker arrests in Russia came at the same time as the shutdown of a major exploit kit, ransomware family and botnet. Chappell notes that it is not publicly known why these disruptions have occurred, but the timing is interesting. He discusses a few possible explanations of why these disruptions have occurred.

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