Return of Russian ransomware group REvil

REvil, a notorious ransomware gang, has been resurrected after it was supposedly squashed by Russian authorities back in July.

REvil websites disappeared from the internet in mid-July after President Joe Biden pressured his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to shut down the Russian-speaking ransomware group. REvil had previously gone dark for several months in late 2021 and early 2022 after a major ransomware attack on information technology management software provider Kaseya.

But at the end of August, REvil claimed to steal nearly 400 gigabytes of data, including firmware source code and financial information, from Midea Group, a large Chinese electrical
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