JB via www.symantec.com, 4 months, 2 weeks ago
In the past, we have written about the file infector known as W32.Virut. We have even provided insight into trying to shut the botnet down. Due to a recent judicial proceeding causing a temporary outage of the Virut command-and-control (C&C) server domains, we were able to gather information on the size and demographics of the botnet by predicting and sinkholing the random domain generator backup. Unfortunately the outage was only temporary, and Virut continues to remain active.Read More ..