Thursday, August 29, 2019

Cops Hijack Botnet, Remotely Wipe Malware From 850k Computers

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French police, with help from an antivirus firm, took control of a server that was used by cybercriminals to spread a worm programmed to mine cryptocurrency from more than 850,000 computers. Once in control of the server, the police remotely removed the malware from those computers.