Microsoft disrupted one of the world’s most infamous botnets that distribute ransomware

infamous botnets that distributes ransomware. Trickbot has already infected over a million devices since late 2016. Microsoft worked with network operators around the world to take down the key Trickbot infrastructure so that the malware operators will no longer be able to use this infrastructure to distribute malware or ransomware.

Advertisements

Trickbot is not a simple malware which can be detected by any free anti-virus software, it constantly evolves in the affected device. Trickbot is a multi-stage malware typically composed of a wrapper, a loader, and a main malware module. The wrapper uses multiple templates that constantly change, is designed to evade detection by producing unique samples, even if the main malware code remains the same. You can read about Trickbot in detail here.

Source: Microsoft

Follow Us

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.