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The Biggest Botnet Was Shut Down

The German authorities in cooperation with the United States and Europol dismantled the Avalanche botnet.

Five people arrested, 37 searches, 39 seized servers and 221 servers taken offline, more than 800,000 domains blocked with the help of numerous cyber security experts. It is the biggest International operation in the history.

After four years of investigation, the final phase occurred on Wednesday 30 November 2016, under the leadership of the German authorities, in cooperation with their Ameri

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What is a Remote Administration Tool (RAT)?

Ever felt like your computer was possessed? Or that you aren’t the only one using your tablet? I think I smell a rat. Literally, a RAT.

A RAT or remote administration tool, is software that gives a person full control a tech device, remotely. The RAT gives the user access to your system, just as if they had physical access to your device. With this access, the person can access your files, use your camera, and even turn on/off your device.

RATs can be used legitimately. For example, when you have

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