Newly unsealed indictment accuses three Iranian nationals of ransomware attacks against hundreds of U.S. victims
The Department of Justice on Wednesday unsealed an August indictment of three Iranian nationals who officials said are behind an international ransomware conspiracy that has targeted hundreds of corporate and government victims around the world.
The three individuals allegedly carried out the scheme for their personal gain, and not at the behest of the Iranian government, department officials said on a call with reporters.
The defendants are Mansour Ahmadi, Ahmad Khatibi Aghda and Amir Hossein Nickaein Ravari, all believed to be living in Iran. None of them has been arrested, and...