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Europol operation dismantles Hive group


The Hive cybercriminal group, which offered ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) services, affecting more than 1,500 victims in more than 80 countries around the world, including hospitals, school districts, financial firms and critical infrastructure, has been dismantled as a result of a joint operation by law enforcement authorities from 13 countries. The operation was led by Europol after the FBI infiltrated the gang's infrastructure.

The operation took control of several servers and the website used by Hive to communicate between its members and to publish the name and stolen data of the victims.