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A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices, which may include PCs, servers, mobile devices ...Read More

Scarab ransomware joins with Necurs botnet for faster spread

By Michael Heller 28 Nov 2017

The Scarab ransomware received an upgrade, and researchers have seen it being spread via the Necurs botnet, meaning the malware can spread to millions in a handful of hours. Read More

Next-gen Mirai botnet sparks calls for more secure IoT design

By Warwick Ashford 06 Dec 2017

News of a 100,000 device strong IoT botnet that could cripple the internet has sparked a fresh call for manufacturers of IoT devices to do more to ensure they cannot be hijacked for malicious purposes Read More

IoTroop targets vulnerable devices in massive botnet buildup

By Asaf Ashkenazi 13 Nov 2017

By making IoT devices more resistant to hijacking attempts, we can successfully deprive botnets of unprotected endpoints and effectively mitigate DDoS attacks. Read More

WireX botnet: How did it use infected Android apps?

By Matthew Pascucci 08 Nov 2017

To avoid a mobile device catastrophe, several large tech organizations came together to stop the WireX botnet. Learn how this Android botnet with 300 infected apps was stopped. Read More

Global hacker botnet tops 6 million hijacked devices

By Warwick Ashford 27 Sep 2017

A year after the first Mirai botnet attacks, the global botnet has grown, with many countries and cities unwittingly hosting large number of bot-infected devices Read More

Christopher Young: Don't sleep on the Mirai botnet

By Rob Wright 15 Feb 2017

RSA Conference 2017 was full of talk about future IoT attacks, but Intel Security's Christopher Young said the Mirai botnet is still an enormous threat and demonstrated why that is. Read More

What we can learn from the Mirai botnet attack

By Ted Myers 12 Apr 2017

Mirai was a wake-up call; worse attacks are possible. It's time for device makers and data stakeholders to assess the importance of IP support in IoT. Read More

Kelihos botnet downed after arrest of alleged kingpin

By Warwick Ashford 11 Apr 2017

The US has led the takedown of the international botnet Kelihos after the arrest in Spain of the Russian believed to have operated the botnet since 2010 Read More

North Korean Lazarus botnet linked to WannaCry attack

By Cliff Saran 16 Jun 2017

US-Cert puts out an alert on DeltaCharlie, a distributed denial of service tool from North Korean hacker group Lazarus Read More

Google removes Play Store apps used in WireX DDoS botnet

By Warwick Ashford 29 Aug 2017

Google has axed around 300 Play Store apps after security researchers revealed the apps were hijacking Android devices to carry out DDoS attacks Read More