“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 …

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I use Mac or Linux because it never gets exploited like Windows… Right? Uhmmm no.

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While some may feel safe and secure in their little Mac or Linux world, it is becoming painfully apparent that the walls are crashing down around those with who feel that false sense of security. Of course Apple did everything they could to convince you that their computers were impervious to malware in a whole slew of television and online …

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