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Adware-laden Skype botnet disrupted


Threatpost - (International) Security researchers from PhishMe and Amazon Web Services dismantled a Microsoft Skype-driven botnet that circulated adware via calls from attackers that prompted users to install infected executable files.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:25