Malware Operation Shut Down

Worth millions cryptojacking botnet was neutralized by French authorities, who took over its Command & Control server thanks to the flaw in the malware's design. RETADUP malware during its two-year reign infected more than 850,000 systems in 140 countries around the world. Apart from infecting devices and using their resources to mine cryptocurrencies, it also spread ransomware, keyloggers and stole information.

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