Akamai finds a botnet using bitcoin transactions to put its control server’s IP address on the blockchain, making it basically impossible to fully take down (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica) –

Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Akamai finds a botnet using bitcoin transactions to put its control server’s IP address on the blockchain, making it basically impossible to fully take down  —  Wallet transactions camouflage the IP address of the botnet’s control server.  —  When hackers corral infected computers into a botnet …

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