Emotet Botnet's Latest Resurgence Spreads to Over 100,000 Computers


While Emotet has not yet regained its former prominence, the botnet has seen a substantial resurgence from November 2021, with roughly 130,000 unique bots dispersed across 179 countries.

The malware first appeared in November 2021, with TrickBot serving as a distribution mechanism. TrickBot shut down its assault infrastructure late last month after several important members of the group were absorbed into the Conti ransomware cartel.

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