Phatbot Suspect Released on Bail

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2004-05-17 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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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