Taking Down the World's Largest Botnets

  • Friday, March 1, 2013 | 11:40 AM – 12:00 PM | Room: Room 135

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Worldwide spam levels have dropped more than 80% since 2007, due in large part to the takedown of major spam botnets like Mega-D, Rustock and Grum. While skeptics bemoan these takedown efforts as futile, this session will detail what it takes to bring down a global spam botnet, the real impact on worldwide spam and what we’ve learned from the complex operations of today’s biggest bots.


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