Avaddon Ransomware Operation Calls It Quits, Releases Keys

2,934 Decryption Keys Released for Free; Emsisoft Rushes Out Full Decoder
The prolific Avaddon ransomware-as-a-service operation has announced its closure and released 2,934 decryption keys for free. Has the increased focus by Western governments on combating ransomware been driving this and other operations to exit the fray?