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Storm May Finally Be Over
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Written by Daniel   
Wednesday, 15 October 2008 10:48
 The infamous botnet has been inactive for nearly a month, which researchers say may signal the demise of Storm as we know it - as well as that of the super-sized botnet

OCTOBER 13, 2008 | It’s been nearly a month now since the Storm botnet sent its last spam run -- significantly long enough that botnet researchers now conclude this could be the end of most infamous botnet once and for all.

Such prolonged inactivity is unusual for a botnet, they say, which may indicate that Storm’s operators have abandoned it. The only signs of life have been some remaining Storm-infected machines checking in with one another. One group of researchers has seen some Storm hosts return “go away, we’re not home” replies when contacted.  [DarkReading...]    [Comments...]
 

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