Feds Dismantle Russian Rsocks Botnet Powered by Millions of IoT Devices

The hackers behind Rsocks botnet used the hacked IoT devices as proxy servers where its customers would pay them for using the device’s IP address while the device owner remained…

Cloudflare Thwarted Largest Ever HTTPS DDoS Attack

The DDoS attack originated from 121 countries and was powered by a small botnet of only 5,067 hacked IoT devices. Cloudflare has reported stopping a record-breaking HTTPS DDoS attack (distributed…

The Growing Threat of Ransom DDoS Attacks Requires Effective Prevention and Mitigation

Essentially, ransom DDoS attacks are just DDoS with a ransom demand but a sudden increase in these attacks is no Bueno and bad for business. The latest edition of the…

Cloudflare Successfully Thwarted One of The Largest DDoS Attacks

Cloudflare explained that it wasn’t the largest application-layer attack but the largest ever noted in the HTTPS category. Internet Infrastructure company Cloudflare has mitigated one of the world’s largest distributed…

Zloader 2: The Silent Night

Avast –  Avast –  In this study we are considering one of Zeus successors – Zloader 2. We’ll show how it works and its code peculiarities. We’ll present the result…

FBI Disrupts Cyclops Blink Botnet Used by Russian Intelligence Directorate

According to US authorities, the Cyclops Blink botnet was controlled by the Russian Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) and had compromised thousands of devices worldwide. A court-authorized operation against a…

FBI Disrupts Cyclops Blink Botnet Used by Russian Intelligence Directorate

According to US authorities, the Cyclops Blink botnet was controlled by the Russian Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) and had compromised thousands of devices worldwide. A court-authorized operation against a…

Mēris and TrickBot standing on the shoulders of giants

Avast –  Avast –  This is the story of piecing together information and research leading to the discovery of one of the largest botnet-as-a-service cybercrime operations we’ve seen in a…

Kraken botnet bypass Windows Defender to steal crypto wallet data

Kraken botnet utilizes SmokeLoader malware, and its operators have already been raking in around $3,000 per month. ZeroFox Intelligence’s cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new botnet that is under active…

Trickbot malware infects 140,000+ customer devices of tech giants

According to researchers, TrickBot malware has targeted customers of over 60 high-profile corporations since November 2020 including Google, Microsoft, PayPal, Bank of America, and others. As per the latest report…