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Suspected Member of TheDarkOverlord Hacking Group Arrested in Serbia


Serbian police have arrested a 38-year-old man from Belgrade on suspicion of being part of the infamous The Dark Overlord (

O) hacking crew.

The arrest took place earlier today. Police did not release the suspect's name, only his initials (S.S.), year of birth (1980), and city (Belgrade).

Serbia's Criminal Police Directorate (UCC) made the arrest in collaboration with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

TDO is today's top hacker group

TDO is one of most infamous hacking groups still in activity, behind many hacks and extortion attempts.

In a press release published by Serbia's Ministry of Internal Affairs, the group is accused of hacking and stealing data from over 50 victims since June 2016, and making over $275,000 from successful extortions, which the group usually asked as Bitcoin transfers. Below is a small (and arguably incomplete) list with just some of the few hacks that got media coverage.

The hacker group also operated an active Twitter account where it...(continued)

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