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By Michael Heller News Nov 30, 2016

Modified Mirai botnet could infect five million routers

Researchers said a modified version of the Mirai botnet code has been attacking routers by exploiting a specific vulnerability and may leave millions at risk. Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Nov 29, 2016

Deutsche Telekom botnet attack underlines infrastructure vulnerabilities

German telco says its broadband outages are linked to a botched attempt to hijack routers, which security experts say further underlines the cyber threat to internet connected infrastructure Continue Reading

IoT Agenda

By Ted Harrington Get Started Nov 08, 2016

Life after the IoT botnet: Eleven key takeaways

Connected device security has been called into question in wake of the recent IoT botnet. Here are 11 key takeaways from attack. Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Evaluate Nov 08, 2016

How does Locky ransomware get distributed by the Necurs botnet?

The Necurs botnet has been distributing a new variant of Locky ransomware. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to prevent and detect Locky infections in your enterprise. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News Nov 01, 2016

Nematode worm could dismantle Mirai IoT botnet

A new nematode worm proof of concept could help the internet avoid the next massive Mirai IoT botnet DDoS attack, but experts are unsure of the legality of the option. Continue Reading


By Alex Scroxton Dec 01, 2016

Mirai botnet hits Post Office Broadband and Kcom customers

Broadband providers Post Office Broadband and Kcom are among a number of operators to have been hit by a hack targeting Zyxel routing hardware Continue Reading


By Rob Wright News Nov 29, 2016

How ad fraud botnets are costing companies billions of dollars

Ad fraud is a costly problem, but it's often overlooked. White Ops CEO Michael Tiffany talks with SearchSecurity about why it's time to address this cybercrime scheme. Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Sep 01, 2016

More IoT botnets connected to DDoS attacks

Security researchers have found another botnet operation exploiting internet of things devices to carry out powerful distributed denial of service attacks, prompting calls for IoT device makers to improve security Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Nov 04, 2016

Mirai botnet attacks Liberia as new and improved IoT malware looms

Roundup: Mirai botnet attacks take down Liberia internet, as a new IoT botnet adapts old malware. Plus, the latest on Dirty COW and the WoSign certificate authority controversy. Continue Reading


By Rob Wright Evaluate Nov 03, 2016

Risk & Repeat: Breaking down the latest Mirai IoT botnet attacks

In this Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the latest information on the Mirai IoT botnet and the latest DDoS attacks, and what it means for enterprise security. Continue Reading