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World's Biggest Malware Botnet Taken Down

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Law enforcement agencies around the globe have teamed up to take control of Emotet, one of the world's most prolific malware botnets.

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World's Biggest Malware Botnet Taken Down

World's Biggest Malware Botnet Taken Down

Law enforcement agencies around the globe have teamed up to take control of Emotet, one of the world's most prolific malware botnets.

Emotet botnet disrupted after global takedown operation

Emotet botnet disrupted after global takedown operation

The infrastructure of today's most dangerous botnet built by cybercriminals using the Emotet malware was taken down following an international coordinated action coordinated by Europol ...

Emotet Botnet Disrupted in Global Law Enforcement Operation

Emotet Botnet Disrupted in Global Law Enforcement Operation

Law enforcement authorities in Europe and North America took control of the Emotet infrastructure.

Emotet: The world's most dangerous malware botnet was just disrupted by a major police operation

Emotet: The world's most dangerous malware botnet was just disrupted by a major police operation

Europol and FBI among agencies that have taken control of the botnet infrastructure used by cyber criminals behind some of the most prolific malware and ransomware attacks.

Intl. Law Enforcement Operation Disrupts Emotet Botnet

Intl. Law Enforcement Operation Disrupts Emotet Botnet

Global law enforcement agencies have seized control of Emotet infrastructure, disrupting one of the world's most pervasive and dangerous cyber threats.

Emotet malware taken down by global law enforcement effort

Emotet malware taken down by global law enforcement effort

The infamous botnet has been disrupted thanks to an international effort across the US, Canada, and several European nations.

European Authorities Disrupt Emotet — World's Most Dangerous Malware

European Authorities Disrupt Emotet — World's Most Dangerous Malware

Law enforcement agencies dismantled the infrastructure of Emotet, a notorious email-based Windows malware behind several botnet-driven spam campaigns.

NCA in international takedown of notorious malware Emotet

NCA in international takedown of notorious malware Emotet

A malware botnet that was used by cybercriminals to infiltrate thousands of companies and millions of computers worldwide has been taken down in an international operation.

US, European police say they’ve disrupted the notorious Emotet botnet

US, European police say they’ve disrupted the notorious Emotet botnet

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