Operation BlackShades

Coordinated by Eurojust and supported by Europol's EC3, creators, sellers and users of BlackShade malware in 16 countries were targeted by several judicial and law enforcement authorities.

Results: 359 houses searched and over 80 people arrested. More than 1,100 data storage devices, substantial quantities of cash, illegal firearms and drugs seized. 

Main figures

  • 359 houses searched
  • 80 people arrested
  • 1.100 data storage devices, substantial quantities of cash, illegal firearms and drugs siezed

Duration

16 May 2014
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18 May 2014