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FBI shares with HIBP 4 million email addresses involved in Emotet attacks

April 27, 2021


Last week, European law enforcement has conducted an operation aimed at performing a mass-sanitization of computers infected with the infamous Emotet Windows malware. The authorities automatically wiped the infamous Emotet malware from infected systems across the world as part of a mass sanitization operation.

Early this year, law enforcement and judicial authorities worldwide conducted a joint operation, named Operation Ladybird, which disrupted the EMOTET botnet. At the time the investigators have taken control of its infrastructure in an international coordinated action.

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