KmsdBot botnet crashes after operators make a typo

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KmsdBot botnet crashed after operators forgot to insert a space in attack command
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KmsdBot botnet crashed after operators forgot to insert a space in attack command

A syntax error in the KmsdBot botnet has caused it to stop sending commands, essentially killing the network.

Researchers at Akamai found that the botnet stopped sending attack commands last week, after a new update from its operators. The team began analysing KmsdBot after it infected one of their hone...

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