Belgian government network taken offline following DDoS attack

The IT network operated by the Belgian government suffered a large-scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack earlier this week, knocking most of its websites and back-end offline. Described by The Record as “massive”, the attack targeted Belnet, an ISP that gets its funding through the Belgian budget. It provides internet access for the Belgian government, educational institutions, ministries and …

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Emotet botnet taken offline in huge police operation

The Emotet botnet is no more. A joint effort between law enforcement agencies from the UK, US, Canada and the EU resulted in the takedown of “thousands of computers” that were running the malicious network, the BBC reported. Announcing the successful takedown, Europol described Emotet as “one of most significant botnets of the past decade” and one of the main …

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