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‘Avalanche’ Global Fraud Ring Dismantled

December 1, 2016

In what’s being billed as an unprecedented global law enforcement response to cybercrime, federal investigators¬†in the United States, United Kingdom and Europe¬†today say they’ve dismantled a sprawling cybercrime machine known as “Avalanche” — a distributed, cloud-hosting network that for the past seven years has been rented out to fraudsters for use in launching countless malware and phishing attacks.