More than 100 charged in Blackshades crackdown
Over 100 people in the United States and around the world have been charged following an international effort to crack down on the remote access malware, Blackshades.
The coordinated crackdown involved 18 countries, including Australia, Canada and the UK. According to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), over 90 arrests were made and 300 searches undertaken globally. Subsequent reports indicate that more than 100 people have been charged in the crackdown.