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DOJ, international law enforcement disrupt massive RSOCKS botnet

by AJ Vicens

The search warrant targeted a Florida hosting company alleged to have facilitated the botnet activity.

Europol says it disabled FluBot botnet infecting 'huge' number of devices

by Suzanne Smalley

Botnets have proven hard to permanently eradicate in the past, suggesting Europol's success disabling the FluBot malware could be fleeting.

FSB's Fronton DDoS tool was actually designed for 'massive' fake info campaigns, researchers say

by AJ Vicens

The analysis shows that what was thought of as a straightforward DDoS tool was so much more.

Ukrainian cybercriminal sentenced to 4 years in U.S. prison for credential theft scheme

by AJ Vicens

The defendant earned roughly $80,000 from his crimes between 2017 and 2019, prosecutors said.

Group behind Emotet botnet malware testing new methods to get around Microsoft security

by AJ Vicens

Recent changes to Microsoft automation capabilities may be forcing cybercrime operators to adapt.

US says it disrupted Russian botnet 'before it could be weaponized'

by Joe Warminsky

The botnet was being assembled by Russia's foreign intelligence agency, the GRU, Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a news conference.

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