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Facebook Helps Cripple Greek Botnet
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7/9/2014 | 6:14:29 PM
Re: Good job
I consider this operation another important success (a few weeks after Zeus Gameover botnet) that demonstrates the efficiency of a joint effort between private companies and law enforcement agencies in the fight against cybercrime.

It is important to increase information sharing and synergy between the principal actors involved in the challenge to cyber criminal activities.
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7/9/2014 | 4:34:03 PM
:)
The authors are already out and free :)
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7/9/2014 | 10:08:30 AM
Re: Good job
We will see how long the takedown holds. If this was a small group led only by the two alleged suspects who were arrested, maybe this will kill it. But if there are others out there who can pick up the torch, the operation will get revived somehow, I'm sure. $ is $.
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7/9/2014 | 10:00:50 AM
Good job
It seems like the only way to really take down these distributed networks is to cut off the head. Of course individual security like being careful what you click on is the best bet, but once it's set up and running, taking down the control servers seems to be the only real way to close them down and prevent zombie machines from being affected any longer. 
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