botnet

VMware, F5, Log4j added to EnemyBot attack targets

VMware, F5, Log4j added to EnemyBot attack targets

Also tries to infect Android devices.
May 31 2022 11:39AM
FBI Cyclops Blink operation disinfected thousands of WatchGuard appliances

FBI Cyclops Blink operation disinfected thousands of WatchGuard appliances

Global operation to block GRU-attributed malware.
Apr 7 2022 11:46AM
Sandworm crafts malware to run on ASUS routers

Sandworm crafts malware to run on ASUS routers

Cyclops Blink seeking new targets.
Mar 18 2022 11:39AM
Visa pilots enumeration attack prevention requirement in Australia

Visa pilots enumeration attack prevention requirement in Australia

E-commerce payment providers must put in systems by October 2022.
Dec 15 2021 12:50AM
Court orders seizure of 'Trickbot' ransomware botnet controls

Court orders seizure of 'Trickbot' ransomware botnet controls

Takedown achieved using copyright law.
Oct 13 2020 9:08AM
'Necurs' spam and malware botnet disrupted by Microsoft

'Necurs' spam and malware botnet disrupted by Microsoft

Prolific Russian digital criminals lose control over their infrastructure.
Mar 11 2020 12:31PM
Russian accused of operating Kelihos botnet extradited to US

Russian accused of operating Kelihos botnet extradited to US

Denies charges.
Feb 5 2018 6:15AM
Three men plead guilty to crimes tied to Mirai attacks

Three men plead guilty to crimes tied to Mirai attacks

Allegedly started DoS campaign over grudges.
Dec 14 2017 6:19AM
New Mirai copycat IoT botnet spreading

New Mirai copycat IoT botnet spreading

Code being actively modified.
Oct 23 2017 6:55AM
Tech giants take out big Android DDoS botnet

Tech giants take out big Android DDoS botnet

Google removes hundreds of infected Play Store apps.
Aug 29 2017 6:40AM
Botnet builder gets almost four years in prison

Botnet builder gets almost four years in prison

Earnt millions from Linux malware.
Aug 4 2017 11:34AM
US charges Russian with operating Kelihos spam botnet

US charges Russian with operating Kelihos spam botnet

Seeking his extradition.
Apr 24 2017 6:05AM
Necurs botnet swaps Locky for pump'n'dump scams

Necurs botnet swaps Locky for pump'n'dump scams

Picks up financial fraud spam.
Mar 24 2017 2:27PM
Citadel malware writer 'Kolypto' charged

Citadel malware writer 'Kolypto' charged

Original developer still on the run.
Mar 17 2017 6:29AM
Police arrest bot herder behind attack on millions of routers

Police arrest bot herder behind attack on millions of routers

Faces up to a decade in prison if found guilty.
Feb 24 2017 9:35AM
Deutsche Telekom Mirai attack part of wider global onslaught

Deutsche Telekom Mirai attack part of wider global onslaught

Other organisations likely targeted.
Nov 30 2016 10:28AM
Mirai botnet attacks 900,000 German broadband routers

Mirai botnet attacks 900,000 German broadband routers

Malware attempts to infect routers via remote management feature.
Nov 29 2016 9:00AM
Is the internet of things the new DDoS attack weapon?

Is the internet of things the new DDoS attack weapon?

[Blog post] Leveraging IoT devices for botnets.
Sep 27 2016 3:00PM
International police bring down Beebone botnet

International police bring down Beebone botnet

FBI siezes 100 domains.
Apr 10 2015 5:41PM
Obama unveils proposed cybersecurity laws

Obama unveils proposed cybersecurity laws

Wants to criminalise sale of botnets, stolen financial data.
Jan 14 2015 9:59AM

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