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CoreFlood botnet takedown


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For the first time ever, the US government has attempted to take down a botnet by setting up a substitute control channel that temporarily disables the underlying malware running on hundreds of thousands of infected end user computers.


Source: The Register


Great news! :D :D
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Indeed good news and a step in the right direction! Unfortunately another will replace it...if it has not already done so.
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True, but we should not think so, otherwise we will not only lose the battle but the war.
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Fair play, however look at it this way...as long as there is a internet there will be those that will abuse it for varying reasons most unfortunately.
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This is the truth! :D
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