The US has disrupted a large global botnet operated by Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency.
US Attorney General Merrick Garland made the announcement on Wednesday.
“Fortunately, we were able to disrupt this botnet before it could be used. Thanks to our close work with international partners, we were able to detect the infection of thousands of network hardware devices,” said Garland.
“We were then able to disable the GRU’s control over those...