24 Oct '12, 10am

7 ISPs partnered with .NL to fight botnets. Abuse Information Exchange (Abuse IX) will aggregate botnet info centrally

Intensive collaboration between Dutch ISPs and SIDN to tackle botnets The Hague, 24 October 2012 – Seven Dutch internet service providers have linked up with SIDN to cut the number of their clients' computers snared in botnets. Through the Abuse Information Exchange – Abuse IX for short – the group's members will gather and analyse information about botnets centrally. The approach should mean that hijacked computers are detected sooner and help made available to clients at an earlier stage. The net result should be more effective botnet suppression and even greater internet security for the Netherlands. Abuse IX is expected to be up and running by the start of 2013. Up to 10% of all computers infected Botnets are networks of computers that, unknown to their owners, have been infected with a virus or other malware malware Malware is ‘malicious software’. Malware is a genera...

Full article: https://www.sidn.nl/en/news/news/article/abuse-ix-takes-o...

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