Friday, 30 September 2016

Banking Trojan GozNym botnet sinkholed after infecting over 23,000 victims in UK, US and Europe

A botnet leveraged by the proliferate banking Trojan GozNym has been sinkholed, after infecting over 23,000 victims across the UK, the US, and Europe. Security researchers were able to crack the domain name generation algorithm (DGA), used by the GozNym malware to communicate with the C&C (command and control servers), which in turn allowed the botnet to be brought down.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times

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