MIT Technology Review: The FBI Shut Down a Huge Botnet, but There Are Plenty More Left

MIT Technology Review: The FBI Shut Down a Huge Botnet, but There Are Plenty More Left. “Last Friday, at the request of the FBI, Spanish police officers arrested Russian hacker Peter Levashov while he holidayed in Barcelona with his family. The reason: Levashov is thought to be better known as Peter Severa, a cybercriminal who controlled the Kelihos botnet. Now, the Justice Department has announced that at the time he was seized the FBI simultaneously began the task of dismantling his nefarious creation.”

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