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Storm Botnet Could be Cracked Down

Security researchers have cracked open the notorious and ruinous Storm Worm botnet. These researchers, who hail from RWTH Aachen and Bonn Universities, have proved that the long-existing malicious network isn't as invincible as once believed.

Mark Schlosser and George Wicherski from RWTH Aachen University and Felix Leder and Tillmann Werner from Bonn University have developed software that they have revealed only partially, but claim that it can eradicate the Storm Worm botnet very fast.

According to the security experts, during the last two years 2007-08, Storm Worm showed that how organized cyber criminals gangs succeeded in spreading the infection. During those two years, the Storm botnet accumulated over one million infected PCs, known as zombies or drones. They take com...

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