Friday, April 15, 2011

BBC News - FBI closes in on zombie PC gang

Interesting times

It is the first time FBI investigators have used such a method.

The US Justice Department had to seek court permission from a judge to carry out the sting.

It enabled the authorities to issue its own commands, effectively ordering the malware to shut down. It also logged the IP addresses of compromised machines.

BBC News - FBI closes in on zombie PC gang

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