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Cybercrime, Is Qlocker gang shutting down its ransomware operation?

Is Qlocker gang shutting down its ransomware operation? The cybercrime group’s Tor sites began displaying a message stating that it “will be closed soon”. It seems a preventive move to try to escape from the DarkSide fate

Is the Qlocker gang shutting down its ransomware operation? According to Bleeping Computer cybersecurity experts, the cybercrime group that earned $350,000 in a month by exploiting vulnerabilities in QNAP NAS devices has spread a controversial message. As a possible sign of their impending shutdown, the Qlocker Tor sites began displaying a message stating that “This site will be closed soon.” Just few days ago, DarkSide threat actors lost access to servers and their cryptocurrency was transferred to an unknown wallet, probably thanks to a law enforcements operation, after the malicious hackers hit the Colonial Pipeline. In this case, however, it seems a preventive move to try to escape from the same fate.

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