Another variant of the Mirai botnet was used to attack at least three financial institutions earlier this year using a variety of compromised consumer and enterprise-level IoT products.
Banking trojan Gozi ISFB, the widely distributed Dark Cloud botnet well known to financial institutions, surfaced a few years ago but increasingly is being deployed in 2018, reports security research firm Talos reports.
A new botnet has been discovered by security researchers that has anti-virtual machine capabilities to evade security controls such as a sandbox.
Malicious cryptominers are going mobile and beyond with a new botnet malware targeting Android-based devices that expose debug capabilities to the internet, for the purpose or mining Monero.
Security researchers have found a new botnet that uses flaws connected to the Satori botnet and uses hosting services running multiplayer versions of Grand Theft Auto to infect IoT devices.
Nexus Zeta behind botnet that weaponises router exploit to enlist further vulnerable IoT devices. The author of Satori botnet may also be behind two new Mirai variants called Masuta and PureMasuta.
An emerging botnet comprised of compromised IoT devices dubbed "Hide 'N Seek" or HNS is using custom built Peer-to-Peer communication to exploit victims and build its infrastructure.
A newly discovered variant of the Mirai Internet of Things botnet is specifically designed to attack the ubiquitous 32-bit embedded Argonaut RISC Core processor from ARC International.
What remains of the Andromeda botnet that was largely dismantled in a November 2017 global law enforcement operation will probably "slowly disappear" as remediation continues into 2018, predicted one cyber-security company.
The Necurs botnet continued to launch massive global ransomware attacks through the holidays with researchers stopping as many as 47 million emails per day.
As IoT botnet attacks continue to grow in size and effectiveness in 2018, the damage they cause will force the IoT manufacturing industry to add stronger security to their products.
The use of the Necurs botnet to spread Scarab ransomware over the US Thanksgiving holiday helped propel Necurs up several places on Check Point's Ten Most Wanted Malware list for November.
Three men have pleaded guilty in US federal court to charges related to the creation of the Mirai Internet of Things botnet malware, variants of which have been used in a series of DDoS attacks since 2016.
The individual, or people, behind the BrickerBot malware attacks have decided to hang up their mouse and keyboard after claiming to have locked more than 10 million supposedly unsecure Internet of Things devices.
A massive new IoT botnet dubbed Satori has emerged, which security researchers fear, can launch crippling attacks at any time. According to the IBT the botnet has already infected more than 280,000 IP addresses in just 12 hours.
The suspect which international authorities arrested in Belarus during an operation to dismantle the Andromeda botnet has been identified with a high degree of certainty as Jarets Sergey Grigorevich, a high-profile cyber-criminal.
An international contingent of law-enforcement agencies on Friday dismantled the massive Andromeda malware botnet, sinkholing around 1,500 malicious domains and arresting a suspect in Belarus.
A new strain of the Mirai IoT malware has been discovered following the publication of exploit code targeting networking equipment.
A new strain of ransomware has been discovered that is being distributed by the Necurs botnet, according to security researchers.
Reaper IOT botnet could be worse than Mirai suggest some commentators as it continues to evolve.
The Necurs botnet is on the rise again, this time sporting a downloader that screengrabs the desktops of infected systems.
An IoT botnet has set its hooks in about 4,500 - 5,000 proxy devices to send spam emails which each device capable of sending 400 messages or a total of 1.8 million messages per day.
A 13 year old hacker caught trying to build up botnet to hack CCTV cameras demonstrates that attacking IoT devices is literally child's play, thanks to widespread sharing of IoTmalware.
Vitali Kremez reports how the Necurs botnet is delivering a different type of malware that poses a threat specifically to the financial sector: the "Trickbot" banking Trojan.
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A Paris-based security researcher, Benkow, spotted a massive spambot, dubbed Onliner, weaponising 711 million email and server accounts to distribute phishing emails laced with malware looking to steal user data.
Botnets built exclusively from IoT devices have very much become a 'thing - thingbots - and they are now becoming a primary infrastructure for a future darknet according to a report from cybersecurity firm F5 Networks.
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Researchers have developed a potentially devastating new botnet that abuses infected victims' Active Directory Domain Controllers, turning them into internally hosted command and control servers.