The FSB reported on the arrest of the dangerous hacker group REvil. It is known for hacking the information systems of Apple, Microsoft, Acer and other companies. For example, these hackers stole blueprints for unreleased products from Apple and demanded a ransom, threatening to release the stolen information to the public.
The REvil group was caught in Russia on a tip from the US intelligence agencies. In total, 14 people were detained, during the special operation 426 million rubles, 600 thousand dollars, 20 premium cars, cryptocurrency, computers and smartphones were seized from them.
Judging by the video, which was distributed by the FSB and was shown on Russian television, the detention of the hackers was very tough. FSB officers broke into their apartments, knocked them to the floor, wringing their hands, handcuffed them, resistance was suppressed by combat techniques and special equipment. Searches were held in 25 Russian cities, the names of the detainees were not disclosed.