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October 2, 2020

Attacks Aimed at Disrupting the Trickbot Botnet

This post was originally published on this siteOver the past 10 days, someone has been launching a series of coordinated attacks designed to disrupt Trickbot, an enormous collection of more than two million malware-infected Windows PCs that are constantly being harvested for financial data and are often used as the entry point for deploying ransomware within compromised organizations. A text snippet from one of the bogus Trickbot configuration updates. Source: Intel 471 On Sept. 22, someone pushed out a new configuration file to Windows computers currently infected with Trickbot. The crooks running the Trickbot botnet typically use these config files […]