Emotet: International operation takes down world's most dangerous malware - Dynamic Business

dynamicbusiness.com.au
2 min read
difficult
Emotet, considered to be the most dangerous malware botnet in the world, has been stopped thanks to an international takedown. Read on...
Emotet, considered to be the most dangerous malware botnet in the world, has been stopped thanks to an international takedown.

Coordinated by the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) and European judicial co-operation agency Eurojust, the global operation was made up of investigators from the United States, England, Canada, France, Netherlands, Lithuania and the Ukraine.

The operation, which had been in the works for the past two years, is believed to be one of the biggest moves against cyber-criminal organisations and malware strains in years.

The Emotet malware was detected as a banking trojan in 2014 and over the years was updated to became increasingly dangerous; cyber criminals capable of targeting systems with damaging software in order to steal passwords and other sensitive information. Making it all the…
Guillermo Troncoso, Guillermo Is The Editor Of Dynamic Business. Follow Him On
Read full article