Russian Hacker “Wazawaka” Indicted for Ransomware
Krebs on Security
MAY 16, 2023
A Russian man identified by KrebsOnSecurity in January 2022 as a prolific and vocal member of several top ransomware groups was the subject of two indictments unsealed by the Justice Department today. U.S. prosecutors say Mikhail Pavolovich Matveev , a.k.a. “ Wazawaka ” and “ Boriselcin ” worked with three different ransomware gangs that extorted hundreds of millions of dollars from companies, schools, hospitals and government agencies.