Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday February 27, 2015

Ramnit Botnet Shut Down

Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre, with help from various countries, Microsoft and Symantec, shut down the Ramnit botnet's command and control servers.

On 24 February, Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) coordinated a joint international operation from its operational centre in The Hague, which targeted the Ramnit botnet that had infected 3.2 million computers all around the world. The operation involved investigators from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom آ– who led the operation آ– along with partners from private industry.