Threat Spotlight: The Andromeda Botnet

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Executive Overview. The Andromeda botnet, also known as Gamarue or Wauchos, was first introduced to the public in 2011. During this time it was used to distribute large quantities of malware. [1] According to Microsoft the Andromeda botnet was used to spread more than 80 malware families including ransomware, worms, and more.