Ukrainian Suspected of Leading Carbanak Gang Arrested in Spain

By Eduard Kovacs

A Ukrainian national suspected of being the leader of a gang that used Carbanak malware to steal a significant amount of money from banks worldwide has been arrested in Spain, Europol and the Spanish government announced on Monday.

According to authorities, the man is believed to be the mastermind of an operation that resulted in losses totaling over €1 billion ($1.24 billion). The hackers targeted over 100 financial organizations in more than 40 countries around the world, stealing up to €10 million ($12.4 million) in a single heist.

The suspect was arrested in Alicante, …read more

Via:: Security Week