FBI v Russian hackers

In other words, average consumers have the ability to stop Russia’s latest cyber attack by rebooting their routers, which will now reach out to the FBI instead of Russian intelligence. According to the court filings, the FBI is collecting the Internet IP addresses of every compromised router that phones home to the address, so agents can use the information to clean up the global infection.

The paragraph above is from an article about the FBI seizing control of a server for a Russian malware botnet.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/exclusive-fbi-seizes-control-of-russian-botnet?ref=scroll

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  1. Ah, privacy. We never knew you until you were gone. (Spoken as one of millions whose Personnel Security Questionnaire responses now reside with the Chinese.)

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