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August 27, 2020
emotet botnet malware kill-switch antimalware

Exploiting Emotet to stop itself – Malware has vulnerabilities too

Cybersecurity researches have recently discovered a flaw in Emotet malware that allowed for a ‘kill-switch’ to get activated that would stop the banking trojan malware from spreading and infecting systems for up to six months. The Emotet malware gained notoriety for affecting 5% of organizations globally. Typically, all people got used to hearing that vulnerabilities...
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