REvil Ransomware Gang Returns

The notorious REvil ransomware group is back, targeting new victims and leaking stolen files on a data leak site, an information security and technology news outlet reported Saturday.

Beirut Blast Survivors, Victims Ask UN for Help with Probe

Survivors and victims of last year’s deadly blast in Beirut’s port joined rights groups on Wednesday to urge the United Nations Human Rights Council to establish an “independent, impartial, prompt, thorough, effective, reliable, and transparent” investigative mission into the Aug. 4 explosion that killed at least 218 people.

UK Police Seize Cocaine, Arrest Six

Authorities in the U.K. seized more than two tons of cocaine and arrested six men — one Briton and five Nicaraguans — on drug trafficking charges, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said in a statement released Saturday.

Police in Europe Bust International Investment Fraud Network

Several European nations’ law enforcement agencies collaborated last week to disrupt the operations of a criminal gang perpetrating large-scale investment fraud, costing 55 million euro (US$64.96 million) in damages to a “significant number” of victims across Europe.