US sanctions Russian citizen accused of playing key role in Medibank ransomware attack

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The U.S. government sanctioned a Russian national for allegedly playing a “pivotal role” in the ransomware attack against Australian health insurance giant Medibank that exposed the sensitive information of almost 10 million patients. 33-year-old Alexander Ermakov, who has also been sanctioned in Australia and the United Kingdom, stands accused of infiltrating Medibank’s network in October […] © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.