Emotet – ‘Most Dangerous Malware in the World’ Disrupted by the Law Enforcement Agencies

  The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement announced that a global collaboration of law enforcement agencies had disrupted Emotet, what it called the ‘most dangerous malware in the world’. ‘Operation ladybird’ was conducted via a collaboration of private security experts with global law enforcement agencies to disrupt Emotet and take charge of Emotet’s command-and-control […]

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International Action Targets Emotet Crimeware

Authorities across Europe on Tuesday said they’d seized control over Emotet, a prolific malware strain and cybercrime-as-service operation. Investigators say the action could help quarantine more than a million Microsoft Windows systems currently compromised with malware tied to Emotet infections. First surfacing in 2014, Emotet began as a banking trojan, but over the years it […]

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DarkMarket Taken Down in an international Operation

  DarkMarket, purportedly the world’s biggest dark web marketplace, has been taken down by a Europol-coordinated international operation, as indicated by authorities. Europol upheld the takedown with specialist operational analysis and coordinated the cross-border collaborative effort of the nations. The Central Criminal Investigation Department in the German city of Oldenburg arrested an Australian resident who […]

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