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Arrests conducted in Britain over malware-assisting website

Crime Agency blitz sees two UK youngsters arrested for assisting Malware to navigate anti-virus programs
By: Chris Smith | Hacking & Security News | Posted: Nov 24, 2015 6:31 pm

British police have arrested two young people believed to be spearheading a website named, a company which offered services to malware makers, assisting them to navigate past anti-virus programs.




The two 22 year-olds arrested allegedly kicked off their project in February 2015, advertising themselves through various online malicious forums. Providing support to surpass between 30 and 40 anti-virus programs, the offered service utilized Cryptex Reborn packaging to bypass any new issues that arose during its time of operation. charged license fees to many of its users, asking for $20-90 per month while offering updates when new issues were to arise.


Hailing from Colchester, Essex, the two arrested individuals are said to be part of an operation by the UK National Crime Agency.


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