Researchers Exploited A Bug in Emotet to Stop the Spread of Malware

By GIXnews

Emotet, a notorious email-based malware behind several botnet-driven spam campaigns and ransomware attacks, contained a flaw that allowed cybersecurity researchers to activate a kill-switch and prevent the malware from infecting systems for six months.

“Most of the vulnerabilities and exploits that you read about are good news for attackers and bad news for the rest of us,” Binary Defense’s

Source:: The Hackers News