OverviewThe Mirai botnet seeks out poorly secured Internet of
Things(IoT) devices. IoT refers to any consumer or business smart device
that can connect to the internet. When found they are infected with its
virus. They then become a part of the botne...
The shotgun effectBotnets are the shotgun within a cybercriminal's
arsenal. They provide an amplified delivery mechanism for malware and
other threats. Deployment varies, but they are typically installed on an
unsuspecting victim's system through the...
What is a botnet?The term botnet is derived from the words robot and
network. A bot, sometimes referred to as a zombie, is an individual
device connected to an Internet Protocol (IP) network, typically the
internet. Historically, this meant desktop c...
Blackmoon (also known as KRBanker) is a banking trojan that was first
detected in 2014. Its purpose is to steal financial account login
credentials using a man in the browser attack. The perpetrators then
impersonate legitimate users to conduct fraud...
The Dridex Trojan is a strain of banking malware that began spreading in
20141. Its transport mechanism continues to be spam email, commonly
referred to as malspam. It steals a victim's banking credentials in
order to commit fraudulent financial tran...