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Oleg Pliss
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TypeRansomware
Date2014
OriginRussia/USA
PlatformiOS
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Oleg Pliss is a ransomware on iOS. It is believed to originate from either Russia or USA. It appeared across Australia and New Zealand, demanding ransoms ranging from 50-100 dollars. The attack may not have been malware, but instead, a data breach leaking Apple IDs and passwords, allowing hackers to access Apple accounts remotely.

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The alleged Oleg Pliss hackers originated from Russia and were possibly arrested in 2014. There is an article claiming this had happened. https://threatpost.com/alleged-oleg-pliss-iphone-hackers-arrested-in-russia/106570/