Tag Archives: Botnet

Bitdefender discovers new botnet Dark_nexus

[German]Security researchers from Bitdefender have discovered a new IoT based DDoS botnet and named it Dark_nexus. The authors advertise it on Youtube. The whole thing could become quite dangerous for the currently busy internet. Advertising

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VPNFilter botnet tries a comeback, focuses on Ukraine

[German]Cyber criminals are trying to rebuild a router-based VPN botnet (VPNFilter) after the first variant was shut down by U.S. authorities. The attack is attributed to Russia’s state-run APT28 group, which plans to attack Ukraine’s IT infrastructure after the UEFA … Continue reading

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Warning: Dridex botnet addresses Word zero day vulnerability

User of Microsoft Word should be rather careful, because there is a zero day vulnerability within Microsoft Word. Now Dridex botnet sends millions of spam e-mails to users, containing malware attachments, addressing this Microsoft Word zero day exploit. Advertising

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WordFence uncovers WordPress botnet–operated from a German hacker?

Security specialists from WordFence has discovered a botnet running on WordPress installations. The developer tries to inject the code for the bots into WordPress sites. WordFence firewall has deteted this intrusion attempts. The botnet has been used for DDOS attacs … Continue reading

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