Over the past few days, it has come to light that an FBI operation has targeted and seized a Malware Command Center / Servers that are said to be linked to the same Russian hacking group that was responsible for hacking the Democratic National Committee back in 2016. This piece of sophisticated malware is what’s known as a “World Wide Botnet” which is basically a small network of infected devices ( Routers in this case ) controlled by a central command center, all working together to accomplish a larger goal.
Since the FBI now has control over the “Malicious Servers” they are requesting that everyone just simply reboot their Routers. Doing so will clear the device’s memory and in turn effectively remove any malware that may be stored in the device’s memory.
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