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Pakistani IT professional helps in smashing botnet

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STAFF REPORT ISB:  A Pakistani professional, originating from Lahore and now a senior staff scientist at FireEye, a security firm headquartered in San Francisco, has successfully taken down a network of Grum said to be responsible for sending 20 per cent (and 33 percent at one time in 2011) of all spam emails in the world.Grum had developed a network called - botnet, a collection of computers - connected with each other through internet - whose security has been breached and are controlled by…Read More