TeliaSonera Pulls Plug on Crime-Linked ISP

by Erin on August 5th, 2009 in Industry and Security News.

Here’s a cyber crime update out of Lavasoft’s own corner of the world –

Swedish telco, TeliaSonera AB, has shut down the Internet connection to Real Host, a Latvian bullet proof ISP, following on the heels of complaints from security researchers who connected the provider to one of the most prominent cyber crime networks used to propagate online fraud.

According to reports, Real Host has been linked with the Zeus botnet, and is believed to be hosting 3.6 million bot-infected PCs.

Read the full news report.