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June 17, 2022, 12:58 AM

Justice Dept Disrupts Russian Botnet RSOCKS in Global Operation

Chelsea Mes
Chelsea Mes
Bloomberg News

US Justice Dept, with partners in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands, says it disrupted infrastructure of Russian botnet known as RSOCKS, according to statement.

  • DOJ says RSOCKS botnet comprised millions of hacked devices, initially targeting Internet of Things devices such as clocks, routers, and streaming devices

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