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Dutch law enforcement took out the Bredolab botnet


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#1 boopme

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 10:48 AM

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The Bredolab Trojan spread via drive-by attack websites and spam email attachments, infecting machines with a backdoor that downloads additional malware without the victim's knowledge. It was also known for sending out spoofed password reset messages to Facebook users in an attempt to spread malware and infect users of the social network.

Police said 143 servers were taken down by the Dutch computer emergency response team,



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#2 Martel

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 11:00 AM

That is great, I am glad to see such enforcement a the crook level.

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 02:03 PM

Awesome :thumbsup:
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Posted 29 October 2010 - 11:53 AM

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