Tags botnets

FSB's Fronton DDoS tool was actually designed for 'massive' fake info campaigns, researchers say

by AJ Vicens • 5 days ago

The analysis shows that what was thought of as a straightforward DDoS tool was so much more.

Ukrainian cybercriminal sentenced to 4 years in U.S. prison for credential theft scheme

by AJ Vicens • 2 weeks ago

The defendant earned roughly $80,000 from his crimes between 2017 and 2019, prosecutors said.

Group behind Emotet botnet malware testing new methods to get around Microsoft security

by AJ Vicens • 4 weeks ago

Recent changes to Microsoft automation capabilities may be forcing cybercrime operators to adapt.

US says it disrupted Russian botnet 'before it could be weaponized'

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The botnet was being assembled by Russia's foreign intelligence agency, the GRU, Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a news conference.

Sandworm-linked botnet has another piece of hardware in its sights

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The CyclopsBlink malware is now targeting internet routers from hardware maker ASUS, Trend Micro researchers said.

Mozi botnet gets stealthier in infecting Huawei network gateways and other gear

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Botnets are hard to sink, Part Infinity.