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News -A new security tool will let users scan their systems for the presence of NSA spyware found in the latest Equation Group leak, and tens of thousands are already infected.
Definition -A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices, which may include PCs, servers, mobile devices and internet of things devices, that are infected and controlled by a common type of malware, although users are often unaware of it.
News -News roundup: The Hajime worm is the nicer, sneakier brother of Mirai malware. Plus, the FBI and CIA hunt for the Vault 7 whistleblower, Symantec adds to Zscaler lawsuit, and more.