On Sunday, Europol will end a three-month-long process of dismantling the Emotet botnet by triggering a time-activated .dll to delete malware from the systems.. (Europol)

On Sunday, Europol will end a three-month-long process of dismantling the Emotet botnet. A time-activated .dll sent to victim machines will delete malware from the systems.

In advance of the Europol move, security pros are praising it as a necessary step that, if all goes correct, will happen with no knowledge from individuals. But the move might raise interesting secondary effects to security, including to forensics.

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