Kaspersky Lab Sets Record Straight on Kelihos Botnet Takedown
In a press release sent to journalists on Friday, Kaspersky Lab
stressed that it was integral to the takedown of the Kelihos botnet,
which was used to deliver billion of spam messages, steal personal data,
perform distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, and other
criminal activities using a network of 40,000 infected computers.
release came a few days after Microsoft claimed responsibility for
taking down the Kelihos botnet in an operation codenamed Operation b79.