Coreflood

Debate: The U.S. government was justified to take control of Coreflood bot servers.

The U.S. government was justified to take control of Coreflood bot servers.

Rustock and Coreflood: a call to arms for strategic offensive action

Rustock and Coreflood: a call to arms for strategic offensive action

Two recent botnet takedowns have demonstrated why going on the offensive is a viable way to cleanse compromised computers. But such tactics may set questionable precedents.

Coreflood-style takedowns may lead to trouble

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A new strategy used by the U.S. government to disassemble the notorious Coreflood bonet has some wondering whether a poor precedent was set.

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