Researchers ‘poison’ Storm botnet

A group of German researchers has unveiled the first publicly released research attempting to actively disrupt a peer-to-peer botnet – using as their case study the notorious Storm worm.The researchers were able not only to infiltrate Storm, gaining in the process the most precise estimates of its size to date, but also had success in disrupting its communications through a “poisoning” technique, according to the study.
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