Posted on behalf of Jo Hurcombe and Manoj Venugopalan, Malware Analysts, Symantec Hosted Services
As many of us already heard the great news about Bredolab Malware that been shut down by Dutch authorities.
“On October 25th 2010, the High Tech Crime Team of the Dutch National Crime Squad took down a very large botnet, containing at least 30 million infected computer systems worldwide since July 2009. These computers were infected with the malicious Bredolab trojan, through infected websites. Through these botnets, cybercriminals can spread large amounts of other viruses and create new botnets.
In close cooperation with a Dutch hosting provider, The Dutch Forensic Institute (NFI), the internet security company Fox-IT and GOVCERT, the computer emergency response team of the Dutch government, shut down 143 computer servers today”
But MessageLabs Intelligence is still seeing different Bredolab runs (distributing...