Avast blog: RSocks criminal botnet taken down

Last week, the US Department of Justice announced the takedown of Russian IoT botnet and proxy service for hire RSocks. Working with various European law enforcement agencies, the FBI used undercover purchases of the site’s services to map out its infrastructure and operations. RSocks compromised its victims by brute forcing attacks on various IoT devices as well as smartphones and computers.

You can read my latest Avast blog post about RSocks here.

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