Category: Cybersecurity

Microsoft takes down botnet responsible for infecting nine million computers

Microsoft takes down botnet responsible for infecting nine million computers

Microsoft says that it has disrupted a botnet that was behind one of the largest cybercrime networks. The botnet, which is called Necurs, is responsible for infecting around nine million computers around the world. It’s also known as having one of the largest spam email networks. Necurs reportedly creates 3.8 million spam emails every two […]
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Microsoft Takes Down Necurs Botnet That Infected 9 Million PCs Globally

Microsoft Takes Down ‘Necurs’ Botnet That Infected 9 Million PCs Globally

Microsoft has announced that it has successfully disrupted a massive botnet network that is believed to have infected more than 9 million computers worldwide. Called ‘Necurs’, the malware botnet allowed cyber-criminals to remotely control compromised machines and use them to send spam mails, run ‘dating’ scams and more. “Necurs is also known for distributing financially […]
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