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Security bods mop blood, sigh: NEW CryptoLocker zombies? We don't see their kind

2014/06/05

The Register - (International) Heimdal Security researchers found that the number of CryptoLocker ransomware infections declined significantly since an international law enforcement takedown operation against the infrastructure powering the Gameover Zeus botnet used to spread the ransomware. The researchers noted that the weekly run rate of the ransomware dropped from tens of thousands to the low hundreds.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/05/cryptolocker_flatlining_post_takedown/

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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