As the internet of things (IoT) takes over the world, IoT security remains, well, pitiful. Organizations are failing to ensure that the networks and data generated by IoT devices remain protected.
Researchers discovered Geodo botnets using a new spam campaign to deliver samples of Qakbot malware.
An analysis of more than 4.4 million malware samples showed botnets were responsible for crypto-mining at least 4.3 percent of Monero over a 12-year period.
Security researchers discovered a new variant of Mirai malware known as Miori that is targeting internet of things (IoT) devices to integrate into a larger botnet.
Avast security analysts reported that the Hide 'N Seek botnet continues to grow by infecting vulnerable Internet of Things (IoT) devices still using their default passwords.
Researchers spotted a new set of fake voice apps in the Google Play Store and suggested that the activity may signal the beginning of a new mobile botnet.
Security researchers recently identified two malware distribution campaigns that infect customers of Brazilian financial institutions with banking Trojans.
A group of researchers from Princeton revealed that, through an attack dubbed MadIoT, threat actors could leverage an IoT botnet to compromise the power grid and cause widespread blackouts.
Researchers discovered a family of bots dubbed Chalubo launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to brute-force Linux-based systems running internet-facing SSH servers.
IBM X-Force researchers observed the Necurs botnet spewing millions of spam emails from more than 30,000 malicious IPs to extort bitcoin from victims who may or may not have viewed adult content.