botnet

Emotet botnet reappears, and it may be more deadly than ever

The information-stealing botnet Emotet is back after a short hiatus. Here’s why InfoSec researchers are concerned — and you should…

2 months ago

Counter-Strike video game becomes a part of botnet

Counter-Strike players may be getting more than they bargained for. A new report says gamers of the online shooter may…

7 months ago

Original Mirai botnet creator hit with hefty financial sentence

A creator of the Mirai botnet won’t spend any time in prison but faces an enormous financial toll: The court…

12 months ago

Lights out: BlackIoT botnet can bring down energy grid

It may sound crazy that a “smart refrigerator” can cause a blackout. But something researchers call BlackIoT botnet shows it’s…

1 year ago

MyloBot botnet leaves researchers perplexed, worried

MyloBot botnet is a new destructive malware that researchers say exhibits “rare and unique behavior.” And this is why InfoSec…

1 year ago

New danger: Mirai offspring WICKED botnet has potential to cause havoc

The Mirai IoT malware has many offshoots, and the new WICKED botnet is one of them. This virulent malware and…

1 year ago

Case closed: Mirai botnet creators plead guilty

Mirai ran rampant last year, but those behind the malware won’t be creating new havoc anytime soon: The three Mirai…

2 years ago

Satori botnet about to cause a whole lot of trouble worldwide

Meet Satori, the newest variant of the destructive Mirai botnet, which seems to have a lot more power in its…

2 years ago

Meet IOTroop — The botnet that may be more destructive than Mirai

Move over, Mirai. There’s a new more destructive botnet on the block. IOTroop could unleash a massive security incident the…

2 years ago

Stantinko botnet targeting Russia and Ukraine

You have heard of botnets like Mirai and Necurs. It's time to welcome another member to this nefarious family. Meet…

2 years ago