Operation Zeroaccess

Europol's EC3 and law enforcement cybercrime units from Germany, Latvia, Luxembourg, Switzerland and The Netherlands, with the support of technology industry partners, successfully disrupted the botnet known as Zeroaccess, responsible for infecting over 2 million computers worldwide. Zeroaccess was used to commit several crimes, including search hijacking and click fraud.

Results: Significant disruption of the botnet's operation. Costs and risks for the cybercriminals increased. 

Duration

05 December 2013
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05 December 2013