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November 8, 2021, 1:40 PM

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Catalin Cimpanu / The Record:
Europol arrests seven people suspected of helping with 7K+ cyberattacks since early 2019 while working with REvil and GandCrab, in a Romanian-led investigation  —  Europol has announced today the arrests of seven suspects who worked as “affiliates” (partners) for a major ransomware cartel …
CNN:
Source: US seized $6M in ransom payments and is expected to announce charges today against a Ukrainian suspect arrested in Poland last month over REvil attacks  —  (CNN)Law enforcement officials have seized an estimated $6 million in ransom payments, and the US Justice Department is expected …
Bloomberg:
Advent International agrees to take McAfee private in a $14B+ deal that includes ~$4B in debt  —  An investor group led by buyout firms Advent International Corp., Permira Advisers and others agreed to take McAfee Corp. private in a deal that values the cybersecurity software maker at more than $14 billion including debt.
Dan Taylor / Tech.eu:
Finland-based AR display maker Dispelix raises a $33M Series B led by Atlantic Bridge, bringing its total funding to $50M  —  Finnish waveguide design technology company Dispelix has raised $33 million in a Series B funding round.  The company makes single-layer waveguides and see-through displays …

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