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Windows 7: Lethic botnet knocked out by security researchers.

13 Jan 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Lethic botnet knocked out by security researchers.

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The command-and-control servers of the Lethic botnet have been taken out following a spam-busting collaboration between security firm Neustar and ISPs.
The botherders behind Lethic specialised in distributing unlicensed pharmaceutical, diploma and replica goods spam. Compromised machines in the network are reckoned to have spewed out as much as one in 10 of junk mails circulating globally, Dark Reading
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Lethic botnet knocked out by security researchers ? The Register

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14 Jan 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

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Nonetheless, even a temporary reduction in penis pill and diploma spam is welcome, so Neustar et al ought to be saluted for their efforts.
Most people will click on any link in an email, just to see what it is or offers
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