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Police Stops Andromeda Botnet And Frees 1.3 Million Hijacked Computers

After the big blow against the Avalanche botnet exactly one year ago, the public prosecutor’s office in Verden has now announced a new search success: In cooperation with the FBI, the prosecutors from Lower Saxony have now switched off the botnet, which was used to distribute the malicious software, Andromeda.

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Hyphbot Network Used To Generate Traffic And Clicks

Online scammers have used a bot network to generate ad clicks on 34,000 non-existent websites, earning an estimated half a million US dollars a day.The meanwhile very sophisticated security mechanisms of the advertising platforms could be deceived with a trick.The fraud was discovered by chance. The network is called Hyphbot.