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Zombie botnet refuses to die

Unread postby Sludge3000 » October 29th, 2010, 3:12 pm

The decapitation of command and control servers associated with the infamous Bredolab botnet, and the arrest of a suspect in Armenia, is a fantastic step forward for internet hygiene. But these steps have nevertheless failed to stop all malicious activity associated with the zombie network.

An operation led by the Dutch police led to the takedown of 143 command and control servers associated with the information-stealing botnet, estimated to have infected 30 million computers worldwide. Dutch net firm Fox-IT used the botnet itself to inform infected victims that their PCs had been pwned, sending them to a notice here.


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Re: Zombie botnet refuses to die

Unread postby Sludge3000 » October 29th, 2010, 3:13 pm

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