“We’re from the government and we’re here to help!” – FBI in regards to removing Coreflood from infected computers

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, security, Windows 1 Comment

The FBI seized control of the Coreflood servers a couple weeks ago, drastically reducing the traffic that was being generated by the large botnet by stopping the update of the bot clients. This will allow anti-virus programs to begin to discover the presence on infected machines and hopefully remove it. That’s awesome, but what’s next? The FBI is seeking to …