Check if you were hit by the massive ‘Avalanche’ cybercrime ring – WKYC

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. government has posted links for free scanning programs so companies and individuals can check their computers to make sure they weren’t victims of a massive, international cyber criminal operation that was taken down Thursday after a four-year investigation.

“This is probably the biggest operation that law enforcement has ever done against cyber crime,” said Catalin Cosoi, chief security strategist with BitDefender, one of the dozens of companies worldwide that worked with law enforcement to attack the group.

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US_CERT) has posted links to five scanners on its site. Europol has also posted a list of sites in multiple languages for potentially infected

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