US authorities take down GRU-controlled Cyclops Blink botnet

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US authorities take down Cyclops Blink botnet controlled by Russian intelligence agency
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US authorities take down Cyclops Blink botnet controlled by Russian intelligence agency

Russia-backed Sandworm group was using the malware on WatchGuard Firebox firewall appliances and multiple ASUS router models

The US government announced on Wednesday that it had successfully deactivated a massive botnet of hardware devices controlled by the Sandworm hacking group, which is believed to be run by Unit 7445...

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