During our web crawls we sometimes come across bizarre findings or patterns we haven’t seen before.
Just recently, Microsoft shut down the command-and-control infrastructure (C&C) of Win32/Nitol malware – one of the most active DDoS-performing malware families today. The take down, dubbed as “Operation b70“, was a great success. To amplify its disruption, DDoS:Win32/Nitol was included in this month’s Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) release. Microsoft’s study [PDF] behind Operation b70 found […]