Displaying items by tag: botnet

Thursday, 14 December 2017 11:02

Three men plead guilty to operating Mirai botnet

Three men have pleaded guilty to operating the Mirai botnet which targeted Internet of Things devices last year and one of them has also entered a guilty plea to a charge of launching an attack on Rutgers University.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 07:55

Huawei routers dominate new 100,000-device botnet

Two Huawei router models comprise about 90% of the devices that are part of a 100,000-strong botnet using an advanced new strain of the Mirai malware.

Published in Security
Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:17

New Android malware adds victims' devices to botnet

New Android malware that poses as an app on the Google Play store and adds compromise devices to a botnet has been discovered by security firm Symantec.

Published in Security



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