February 1, 2023

Hacking the Hackers

by The Journal

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For years, the U.S. government went after hackers by trying to arrest them. Now, they’re trying a new approach. WSJ’s Robert McMillan tells the story of how one of the world’s most infamous hacking groups, called Hive, got busted. 

Further Reading:

- FBI Disrupts ‘Hive’ Ransomware Group 

Further Listening:

- Hack Me if You Can 

- Why a Ransomware Group Is Pretending to Be a Real Company 

- Ransomware, a Pipeline and a Gas Shortage 

Where to Listen