Phorpiex Botnet Is Becoming Harder to Disrupt

Phorpiex/Trik is an SDBot fork (therefore IRC-based) used to spread GandCrab, Pushdo, Pony, and coin miners. The previously retired Phorpiex botnet has resurfaced with new peer-to-peer command and control architecture,…

How MikroTik Routers Became a Cybercriminal Target

The powerful devices leveraged by the Meris botnet have weaknesses that make them easy to exploit, yet complex for organizations to track and secure, researchers said. The routers leveraged by…

Hikvision Video Systems Targeted by Moobot Botnet

Researchers warned about the fact that unpatched Hikvision video systems have become the targets of hackers in an attempt to conduct a cyberattack that has the role to drop a…

C2 Communication Is Enabled via WebSockets in a Fresh PurpleFox Botnet Version

PurpleFox botnet, the well-known Dirty Moe, goes on and develops more vulnerability exploits and payloads. The fresh news on this botnet shows how this time it establishes C2 communication via…