Beebone / AAEH botnet seized

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Beebone / AAEH botnet seized

Postby Red Dwarf » Tue Apr 14, 2015 5:57 pm

Ref: https://www.europol.europa.eu/content/international-police-operation-targets-polymorphic-beebone-botnet

The Hague, the Netherlands
9 April 2015

On 8 April, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), joined forces with the Dutch authorities and the FBI, and U.S-based representatives at the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force- International Cyber Crime Coordination Cell (IC4) along with private sector partners, to target the Beebone (also known as AAEH) botnet, a polymorphic downloader bot that installs various forms of malware on victims’ computers. Initial figures show that over 12 000 computers have been infected, however it is likely there are many more. .....


Botnets are coming under the microscope of multinational law enforcement agencies.
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