Dutch cybercops tracked a crypto theft to one of the world’s worst botnets

After years of ravaging computer servers to swindle millions of dollars, the operators of the notorious Ebury botnet had slipped into the shadows by 2021. Suddenly, they reemerged with a bang. The new evidence surfaced during a police investigation in the Netherlands. A cryptocurrency theft had been reported to the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU). On the victim’s server, the cybercops found a familiar foe: Ebury.  The discovery revealed a new target for the malware. Ebury had diversified to stealing Bitcoin wallets and credit card details. The NHTCU sought assistance from ESET, a Slovakian cybersecurity firm. The request…

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