Insikt Group, the threat research group within Recorded Future, has found that a Mirai botnet variant was used to attack a company, or companies, in … [Read more...] about Mirai Variant Botnet Takes Aim at Financials
Numerous versions of the Mirai IoT bot malware have surfaced since the creators of the original code - one of whom is a former Rutgers University … [Read more...] about ‘OMG’: New Mirai Variant Converts IoT Devices into Proxy Servers
A massive cyptocurrency mining botnet has taken over half a million machines, and may have made its cybercriminal controllers millions of dollars. The … [Read more...] about A giant botnet is forcing Windows servers to mine cryptocurrency
Remember the dreaded Satori Internet of Things botnet that helped bring down hundreds of websites last month. For the uninitiated, the Satori Internet … [Read more...] about Hackers have released the exploit code for Huawei router vulnerability that helped to enable the Satori IoT botnet
Digital disruptors such as algorithms, artificial intelligence (AI), bots and chatbots are already transforming businesses. Gartner expects that … [Read more...] about Digital disruptors demand a new approach to IT
In May 2016, the Special Investigations team at Forcepoint revealed the existence of a botnet campaign that is unique in targeting a very small number … [Read more...] about Jaku: Analysis of a botnet
Read why Adrian Bridgwater says that bots can also be good on Forbes : Like hacking, bots used to be a largely negative technology term. As … [Read more...] about When Did Bots Become A Good Thing?
Zombie armies arent just invading movie screens these days. They’re also taking over the Internet in the form of massive botnets. A botnet is an … [Read more...] about Hacker Lexicon: Botnets, the Zombie Computer Armies That Earn Hackers Millions
Symantec recently discovered a new strain of malware, dubbed “Linux.Wifatch,” which has already infected more than 10,000 IoT devices. The malware’s … [Read more...] about Security Slice: Beneficial Botnets?
Read James C. Foster's commentary about the social media botnets on Dark Reading : The Internet economy is a fascinating development of our time -- … [Read more...] about The Rise Of Social Media Botnets