Trickbot software network was destroyed before the upcoming presidential elections in the USA. With the crash of Trickbot, an important security problem was solved.
Measures were taken for the Trickbot software network
In recent years, malicious software installed on users’ computers causes serious security problems. Many illegal operations, from obtaining personal data to emptying bank accounts, are carried out with this malware.
As the presidential elections approach in the USA, there are new developments regarding malware. The US government has been chasing the software network Trickbot for a while. A group of companies such as ESET and Symantec took quick action after the court issued the clearance. The Trickbot bot network was crashed very quickly by this group.
The blocking of the IP addresses of the Trickbot network and the attackers from getting new servers were prevented. Microsoft also filed a copyright complaint about the software code distributed by Trickbot. Officials in the United States were concerned about Russian hackers using the Trickbot network for manipulation in the elections. For this reason, the authorities ensured that action was taken very quickly before the elections.