Hitting Reset For The Russians

“FBI agents armed with a court order have seized control of a key server in the Kremlin’s global botnet of 500,000 hacked routers, The Daily Beast has learned. The move positions the bureau to build a comprehensive list of victims of the attack, and short-circuits Moscow’s ability to reinfect its targets.
 
The FBI counter-operation goes after “VPN Filter,” a piece of sophisticated malware linked to the same Russian hacking group, known as Fancy Bear, that breached the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign during the 2016 election. On Wednesday security researchers at Cisco and Symantec separately provided new details on the malware, which has turned up in 54 countries including the United States.”
 
See Exclusive: FBI Seizes Control of Russian Botnet
Let me get this straight… Trump loves Putin enough to try one more “reset”, even telling secrets to Putin’s man in the Oval Office… Trump accuses the FBI and the DOJ for working against him, Trump, in the pursuit of power… Now the FBI is resetting Putin’s botnet of routers spying on the world, and Trump accuses the FBI of spying…

This is starting to make sense. Trump is just a node in Putin’s botnet. How will Trump phone home now?

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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