Microsoft strikes back at Necurs botnet by preemptively disabling hacking tools
The action is the result of eight yesrs of tracking and planning, the company said.
The anatomy of the MyKings botnet, and why it matters for security
The MyKings botnet, also known as Smominru, is a mash-up of recent security trends.
APT33 has used botnets to infect targets in the U.S. and Middle East, researchers say
The Iranian hackers also set up their own virtual private network with “exit nodes" that change frequently, according to Trend Micro.
Two Methbot suspects set to plead guilty as alleged ringleader maintains his innocence
The men are two of the three who were extradited to the U.S. within the last year.
A bug in Wi-Fi ‘extenders’ could give a hacker full control over the devices
The vulnerability in a piece of TP-Link gear is just the latest bug to be found in popular home networking equipment.
Researchers are still using lessons from VPNFilter to track threats one year later
The lessons learned from that takedown of the 500,000-router botnet are still reverberating today in the cybersecurity community.