DHS Studying Global Response to Conficker Botnet

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Reporter Ryan Naraine
Modified 2018-08-15T13:05:35


One year after the Conficker botnet was front-page news around the world, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is preparing a report looking at the worldwide effort to keep it in check.

The report, to be published within the month, shows how an ad hoc group of security researchers and Internet infrastructure providers banded together into an organization they called the Conficker Working Group. Its goal was to address what was at the time the world’s most serious cyberthreat. Read the full story [IDG News Service]