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Adware-laden Skype botnet disrupted

2015/06/04

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.

Source: https://threatpost.com/adware-laden-skype-botnet-disrupted/113164

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: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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