DoppelPaymer ransomware gang raid
The German Regional Police and the Ukrainian National Police, with support from Europol, Dutch Police and the FBI carried out an operation against the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang on Feb. 28. (Photo courtesy of Europol)

European raid targeted notorious ransomware gang DoppelPaymer

The DoppelPaymer ransomware gang is considered one of the world's most dangerous after it was linked to the death at a hospital in Germany.
International Committee of the Red Cross
A flag of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) flies at the humanitarian organization’s headquarters in Geneva on September 29, 2021. (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

State Department sounds alarm over Red Cross breach

Foggy Bottom also called on other nations to join the U.S. and ICRC in speaking out.
A guard looks out from behind a gate as a police officer patrols in front of a fenced in hotel being used as part of the closed loop management for people who have arrived for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics on January 26, 2022 in Beijing. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

APTs quiet ahead of Beijing games, but financially motivated hackers are still lurking, research says

Nation-state hackers might not want to get on China's bad side, but athletes, officials, volunteers and fans should watch their phones.