Avast and French police disinfect 850,000 PCs with Retadup malware after seizing command-and-control servers

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The French Police and Avast have jointly eliminated a botnet of 850,000 PCs
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The French Police and Avast have jointly eliminated a botnet of 850,000 PCs

Design error in Retadup's command-and-control server enabled security specialists to remotely remove the malware

The French National Gendarmerie, with help from anti-virus software maker Avast, has eliminated a botnet of 850,000 computers infected with the Retadup malware. According to Avast, a design error in...

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