FBI secretly took down massive Russian botnet last month

In March, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) took down a large-scale botnet belonging to a Russian state-sponsored threat actor known as Sandworm.

According to a TechCrunch report, Sandworm infected thousands of endpoints with Cyclops Blink malware (opens in new tab), successor to the now-defunct VPNFilter. Cyclops Blink allows Sandworm to conduct cyber espionage, launch distributed denial of service (DDoS (opens in new tab)) attacks, brick compromised devices and disrupt networks. 

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