News & Insights

Topic: Takedowns

Avalanche – Law Enforcement Take Down

December 1, 2016
For the past 18 months, The Shadowserver Foundation has been quietly working to support international Law Enforcement agencies in the coordinated take down of the criminal operated Avalanche malware delivery platform.

Gameover Zeus & Cryptolocker

June 8, 2014
On Monday June 2nd 2014, the US Department of Justice announced an ongoing operation to take down the infamous Gameover Zeus and CryptoLocker cybercrimal botnet infrastructures. "Operation Tovar" is a joint effort between international law enforcement agencies, such as the FBI, UK NCA and Europol/EC3, plus multiple private partners.