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REvil cybercriminals were taken offline

10/18/2021

The Russian cybercriminal group REvil has been pushing offline after a joint operation between several countries, in which the FBI, which already had a universal decryption key, hijacked and replaced Tor services of the cybercriminals. 

This was possible when REvil restored its servers from a backup in order to restart its activity. The backup had been compromised by the FBI, which allowed the intrusion and takeover of the computers.