from the down-but-sadly-not-out dept.
itwbennett writes: Brad Duncan, a security researcher with Rackspace, on Friday wrote on the Internet Storm Center blog that 'the Dridex botnet administrator was arrested on 2015-08-28, and Palo Alto Networks reported Dridex was back by 2015-10-01. That represents an outage of approximately one month.' The lesson here, writes Jeremy Kirk in an article on CSOonline is that 'while law enforcement can claim temporary victories in fighting cybercriminal networks, it's sometimes difficult to completely shut down their operations.'
"The urge to destroy is also a creative urge."
[ed. note - I would say: The urge to destroy may sometimes be a creative urge.]