Attacks Aimed at Disrupting the Trickbot Botnet

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  1. mood

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    Attacks Aimed at Disrupting the Trickbot Botnet
    October 2, 2020
    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/10/attacks-aimed-at-disrupting-the-trickbot-botnet/
     
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    Report: U.S. Cyber Command Behind Trickbot Tricks
    October 10, 2020
    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/10/report-u-s-cyber-command-behind-trickbot-tricks/
     
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    Microsoft and others orchestrate takedown of TrickBot botnet
    FS-ISAC, ESET, Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs, NTT, Symantec, and the Microsoft Defender team participated in the takedown
    October 12, 2020

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/micro...nies-orchestrate-takedown-of-trickbot-botnet/
     
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    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/10/microsoft-uses-copyright-law-to-disrupt-trickbot-botnet/
     
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    ESET takes part in global operation to disrupt Trickbot
    https://www.welivesecurity.com/2020/10/12/eset-takes-part-global-operation-disrupt-trickbot/
     
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    Ryuk Ransomware Attacks Continue Following TrickBot Takedown Attempt
    October 19, 2020
    https://www.securityweek.com/ryuk-ransomware-attacks-continue-following-trickbot-takedown-attempt
     
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    TrickBot malware under siege from all sides, and it's working
    October 20, 2020
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...e-under-siege-from-all-sides-and-its-working/
    Microsoft: An update on disruption of Trickbot
     
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    TrickBot Linux Variants Active in the Wild Despite Recent Takedown
    October 28, 2020
    https://thehackernews.com/2020/10/trickbot-linux-variants-active-in-wild.html
    Netscout: Dropping the Anchor
     
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    Like the Energizer Bunny, Trickbot Goes On and On
    Recent efforts to take down the virulent botnet have been largely -- but not entirely -- successful
    November 12, 2020
    https://www.darkreading.com/threat-...bunny-trickbot-goes-on-and-on-/d/d-id/1339432
    Intel 471: Trickbot down, but is it out?
     
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    TrickBot is Dead. Long Live TrickBot!
    November 23, 2020
    https://labs.bitdefender.com/2020/11/trickbot-is-dead-long-live-trickbot/
     
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    TrickBot Gets Updated to Survive Takedown Attempts
    November 24, 2020
    https://www.securityweek.com/trickbot-gets-updated-survive-takedown-attempts
     
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    LightBot: TrickBot’s new reconnaissance malware for high-value targets
    November 23, 2020
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...econnaissance-malware-for-high-value-targets/
     
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    It's hard to keep a big botnet down: TrickBot sputters back toward full health
    November 30, 2020
    https://www.cyberscoop.com/trickbot-status-microsoft-cyber-command-takedown/
     
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    "The Pentagon Tried to Take Down These Hackers. They’re Back.

    U.S. Cyber Command and Microsoft, among others, launched operations on the eve of the election meant to hobble a Russian-speaking hacking group[Trickbot]. But it’s rising again...

    In recent weeks the hackers have been updating a specific part of their operations, namely a tool that helps them remotely control victims’ computers called a VNC module, Bitdefender found. And the hackers already appear to be leveraging their new tool to plot their next attack, says Bogdan Botezatu, Bitdefender’s director of threat research and reporting.
    'We’re talking about a massive operation,' Botezatu said...

    The hackers also appear to be working on infrastructure that could allow them to sell access to other attackers..."

    https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-pentagon-tried-to-take-down-these-hackers-theyre-back
     
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