Emotet botnet reactivated after two month break

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Emotet is back from the dead, security researchers have warned
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Emotet is back from the dead, security researchers have warned

Emotet returns following summer holiday

The Emotet botnet is back up-and-running following a summer break, with security firms reporting that command-and-control servers have been quietly reactivated. The botnet fell silent at the beg...

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