For six months, security researchers have secretly distributed an Emotet vaccine across the world
Catalin Cimpanu reports on a rare bit of good news on the malware front, although the threat actors appear to have gotten the upper hand again:
In the cyber-security industry, there’s a very dangerous moral line when it comes to exploiting bugs in malware, a line many security companies won’t cross, fearing they might end up harming the infected computers by accident.
However, a rare bug can sometimes appear that is both safe to exploit and has devastating consequences for the malware itself.
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