Botnets mounting credential-stuffing attacks against the financial industry are on the rise, with a more than 20-percent uptick in a two-month period, a new report from Akamai has found.
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A new, extremely evasive botnet has been discovered that takes unique leverage of command and control servers and can completely take over an enterprise device to execute any type of code it wishes, from ransomware to trojans to data extraction, according to researchers at endpoint and mobile security firm Deep Instinct.
BitDefender has identified a new fast-spreading IoT botnet called Hide and Seek that has the potential to perform information theft for espionage or extortion.
Researchers at the security firm CheckPoint are warning that code to attack a vulnerability in Huawei HG532 home routers has been leaked online and is linked to attacks by the Satori botnet.
Three men have pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court for their role creating and renting out the Mirai botnet, which launched damaging denial of service attacks against the U.S. firm Dyn and other online properties, the website Krebs on Security reports.