Earlier this month, the takedown notice of a significant malware botnet has affected the distribution of Cryptolocker, a major type of a ransomware, but a replacement is on the way, said a researcher. Security researcher of Dell SecureWork’s Counter Threat Unit, Keith Jarvis, said that they never seen a new infection or a new activity. He was talking about Gameover Zeus, a botnet that the foreign authorities and the United States took down through a major campaign and that had been a distributing channel for Cryptolocker. Read the full version of the story from the source.
Source: Computer World