Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Britons Arrested For Scan Service For Malware

British police have two people arrested for offering services that allow criminals to scan and encrypt their malware. It is a 22-year-old man and woman from Colchester after investigation by the UK National Crime Agency and Trend Micro were arrested.

Through a website, the two different services offered, both free and paid, that malware authors were able to scan their files. In this way could be checked or virus scanners recognized the malware. In case anti-virus software detected the malware services were offered to make those undetectable via encryption. Malware Creators could previously purchase a license. Statistics from the website would show that since February this year take place more than 1.2 million scans.

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