Necurs, thought to be one of the world’s largest botnets, returned online in June this year, and once again began to terrorize victims who got in its path. Necurs is responsible for millions in dollar losses linked to Locky ransomware and Dridex banking Trojan infections.
In this short video, AppRiver’s experts discuss how they noticed and questioned the significant decrease in the virus traffic.
According to their’s blog the botnet wasn’t taken down earlier in June, but randomly stopped performing its nefarious control of infected computers. With Locky campaigns being very similar to what we’ve seen before, it looks like Necurs is coming back and ramping up.
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