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pegothejerk t1_j5zib92 wrote

Those websites are rarely run on the servers the malware points to, you'd have to be too stupid to write malware to point the drones to the same servers your public face was presented on for exactly this reason. It's the first thing feds can legally and technically take down.


JohnGillnitz t1_j5zjy46 wrote

I would guess that is what they actually mean when they say web site. It's pretty easy to find what IP address or domain they are going to from an infected host. They just don't go into that much detail in the article. One would hope. If it is just a web site, you are right. Taking it down wouldn't stop the malware and more of a badge of honor for the attacker.