Friday, April 12, 2024

Kozlovsky from Lurk Hacker Group admits that his group involved in creation of WannaCry and DNC hack on Demand

Arrested Hacker Konstantin Kozlovsky from Lurk Hacker group admits that he is one of the Author of WannaCry ransomware and the work was commissioned by intelligence agencies said in an interview to Dozhd TV channel.

WannaCry (WannaCrypt, WanaCrypt0r 2.0, Wanna Decryptor) Attack Started on 12 May 2017 and Infected more than 3,00,000 computers in over 150 countries which consider as one of the Biggest Ransomware cyber Attack which world Never Faced.

WannyCry Ransomware outbreak performs all over the world in many countries.including Russia, Ukraine, India, and Taiwan are the countries which Faced Major Hit by Wanncry Ransomware.Kaspersky Lab has uncovered new evidence linking the WannaCry ransomware code to North Korea.

The virus was tested on computers of the Samolet Development company which is engaged in the construction of housing in Moscow area. Also, hackers planned to hack a network of Novolipetsk Steel and to try to stop its blast furnaces. says Kozlovsky.

He was arrested in Yekaterinburg a city in Russia, in charge of a scam in part of Lurk Hacker group. According to Kozlovsky, the ransomware was created by Lurk Hacker group.

He is now being held in a pre-trial detention center. Earlier the hacker told that he “under the direction of the Federal Security Service” cracked servers of the Democratic party of the USA and e-mail of Hillary Clinton. Kozlovsky said that employee of the Federal Security Service (FSB) contacted him.reads crime Russia statement.

According to analysis reports WannaCry potential damage costs up to $1 billion in bitcoins and it shows all technology environment how much it is important to keep eye on Cyber Security.


Latest articles

6-year-old Lighttpd Flaw Impacts Intel And Lenovo Servers

The software supply chain is filled with various challenges, such as untracked security vulnerabilities...

Hackers Employ Deepfake Technology To Impersonate as LastPass CEO

A LastPass employee recently became the target of an attempted fraud involving sophisticated audio...

Sisence Data Breach, CISA Urges To Reset Login Credentials

In response to a recent data breach at Sisense, a provider of data analytics...

DuckDuckGo Launches Privacy Pro: 3-in-1 service With VPN

DuckDuckGo has launched Privacy Pro, a new subscription service that promises to enhance user...

Cyber Attack Surge by 28%:Education Sector at High Risk

In Q1 2024, Check Point Research (CPR) witnessed a notable increase in the average...

Midnight Blizzard’s Microsoft Corporate Email Hack Threatens Federal Agencies: CISA Warns

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an emergency directive concerning a...

Taxi App Vendor Data Leak: 300K Passengers Data Exposed

Around 300,000 taxi passengers' personal information was left exposed on the internet, causing concern...
Guru baran
Guru baran
Gurubaran is a co-founder of Cyber Security News and GBHackers On Security. He has 10+ years of experience as a Security Consultant, Editor, and Analyst in cybersecurity, technology, and communications.

Top 3 SME Attack Vectors

Securing the Top 3 SME Attack Vectors

Cybercriminals are laying siege to small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) across sectors. 73% of SMEs know they were breached in 2023. The real rate could be closer to 100%.

  • Stolen credentials
  • Phishing
  • Exploitation of vulnerabilities

Related Articles