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Command and Control servers associated with the infamous Koobface worms have gone through a complete refresh over the last fortnight. Russian net security firm Kaspersky Lab reckons the change up might be aimed at making takedown efforts by cybercrime fighters more difficult. Koobface spreads via messages on social networking …


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  1. Adair Silver badge

    Hugely disappointed... find on second reading that the firm concerned is not called 'Knobface'.

  2. Anonymous Coward


    For I moment, I read "Knobface"

    must be the hard drugs...

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  4. Neal 5

    Perhaps I'm missing something here

    but wouldn't the obvious solution to the "knobface" worm be to take down "social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter", solving a multitude of problems at one stroke ? No?

  5. Anonymous Coward

    me too

    I did as well

  6. Rob


    My eyes read it as Koobface, but my brain kept saying knobface, probably didn't help that I had just spoken to one of the bosses.

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