“Dark Web Leak Site of Notorious ALPHV Ransomware Gang Seized by Authorities”

Seized Alphv Blackhat Ransomware
An international group of law enforcement agencies have seized the dark web leak site of the notorious ransomware gang known as ALPHV, or BlackCat. “The Federal Bureau of Investigation seized this site as part of a coordinated law enforcement action taken against ALPHV Blackcat Ransomware,” a message on the gang’s dark web leak site now reads, seen by TechCrunch. According to the splash, the takedown operation also involved law enforcement agencies from the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia. Spokespeople for the FBI and the U.K.’s National Crime Agency did not immediately respond to TechCrunch’s requests for comment. The ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware gang has been one of the most active and destructive in recent years.