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

by Chris Bing • 5 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 • 6 months ago

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

Researchers uncover sophisticated botnet aimed at possible attack inside Ukraine

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

A massive, reportedly Russian-linked hacking operation looms over Ukraine, people familiar with the matter who spoke with CyberScoop.

The small government agency creating a policy to stop botnets

by Shaun Waterman • 10 months ago

A Trump administration initiative to reduce the threat from botnets is using a novel policymaking tool developed by an obscure federal agency.

Hacker exploits router zero-day vulnerability in efforts to build Mirai-like botnet

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

Just like the original Mirai attacks, this version traces back to the notorious HackForums.

Andromeda botnet mastermind arrested in Belarus, identified by his ICQ number

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

The suspect "is ​recognized ​as ​a ​leading ​expert ​in ​malware ​development ​and ​reverse engineering, ​network ​security, ​and ​antivirus ​technology," researchers wrote.

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