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From DDoS attacks to ad fraud: Smarter bots are copying human behavior

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Botnets scope remains difficult to quantify, but it’s clear the issue is getting tougher to deal with.

Here's how the private sector wants to fight botnets

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The guide is an effort to get members of the technology industry to work together to mitigate the threat from botnets.

U.S. charges eight in complex ad-fraud scheme

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

U.S. prosecutors in New York unveiled a 13-count indictment charging suspected cybercriminals of orchestrating a scheme to defraud internet advertisers out of tens of millions of dollars.

'Mylobot' botnet now downloading second-stage malware meant to siphon data

by Jared Beinart • 2 months ago

A global botnet has been set up to spread malware that is now able to siphon data, according to a report from CenturyLink Threat Research Labs.

Russian-linked VPNFilter malware is even worse than originally thought, new research suggests

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

A malware framework that's already infected hundreds of thousands of routers across the globe — particularly in Ukraine — appears to be even more dangerous than originally thought, according to new findings by Cisco Talos.

FBI shuts down domain behind Russian 'VPNFilter' botnet

by Greg Otto • 8 months ago

The FBI action cut off a massive botnet that was possibly being used for a forthcoming cyberattack aimed at Ukraine.

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