FBI: Published 4 million email addresses collected by Emotet

From en.secnews.gr


Millions of email addresses collected from Emotet botnet for malware distribution campaigns, published by FBI, as part of the police service ‘s effort to “clean up” infected computers. Domain users and owners they can now find out if Emotet affected their accounts, searching the database for emails stolen from Emotet.

On earlier this year, law enforcement and judicial authorities around the world conducted a joint venture, by name «Operation Ladybird», which removed the Emotet botnet. Researchers have now taken control of its infrastructure, following international coordinated action. At 25 April, law enforcement made an update that uninstall Emotet malware from all affected systems.

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