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Old 26th August, 2009, 05:18 PM
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Botnet traffic bounds back 90% within 48 hours of ISP shutdown

Written by Daniel
Wednesday, 26 August 2009

An Internet service provider was shut down in the hopes that it would quell the traffic of one of the most active botnets, Cutwail. While it was initially effective, Cutwail rebounded almost fully only a few days later.

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