German authorities last week released the suspected author of the Phatbot Trojan on bail.
German authorities last week released on bail the suspected author of the Phatbot Trojan. Phatbot is a variant of Agobot, a big family of IRC bots, which can be used to steal personal information or seize control of infected machines. German authorities arrested the 21-year-old Phatbot coder around the same time the author of the Sasser worm was arrested.
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