"Two people have been arrested on suspicion of operating a website offering services to help criminals overcome anti-virus software and disguise malicious software (malware),"
Despite pressing those charges, the NCA are very reticent to assert that the tools were exclusively used to help criminals. It's a timely reminder that Citizens of Dave's empire should not offer assistance to criminals. In fact Citizens would be well advised not to offer services or assistance to anyone because everyone is a criminal until proven innocent.
..." following a joint investigation led by the National Crime Agency and Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security software and solutions."
So far that arrangement seems to be working well for Trend, not every company gets a ringing endorsement of being a "global leader" from the NCA. The next logical step will be for Trend to direct the attentions of the NCA, Ravey Davey & Terrified Theresa towards all that dangerous encryption stuff that gets in the way of their products.