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CERT Polska removes web servers associated with the Virut virus

sinkhole-dns-4861The Polish Citizen Response Team (CERT Polska), which operates under the auspices of the National Academic Network and Research (Nask), announced the interruption of the online connection of several web servers infected by the malware Virut.

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who are infected by the virus and act as a zombie in one botnet are also associated with the so-called C & C (command-and-control) servers in order to learn what their next moves will be.

Thus, ending some or all of these servers may stop, at least temporarily, the ability of scammers to operate their botnets. This move is a big blow to the crooks because they beat them where they hurt, that is, in their pocket.

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