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Who’s Viktor? Tracking down the XTC/Polaris Botnets.

Even though Hoaxcalls reuses code from botnets such as Tsunami, Gafgyt and Mirai, the tactics and methods leveraged by the operators warrants a review.

How to Prepare for Cyber Threats Targeting the Olympics

While connectivity provides a better user experience, additional technology and innovation can create a larger attack surface for cybercriminals.

Why ‘Free’ DDoS Protection Can be the Most Expensive

Although the price of ‘free’ DDoS protection might be tempting, this frequently leads to much bigger costs down the road.

Yet Another Cyber Prediction Blog

Nobody knows what exactly the future will hold for our industry, but strong indicators help us to forecast trends in the coming years with some degree of accuracy.

More Destructive Botnets and Attack Vectors Are on Their Way

If the growth of the attack landscape continues at this rate, we as security practitioners need to begin asking serious questions.

Botnets: DDoS and Beyond

Traditionally, DDoS is an avenue of profit for botherders. But today's botnets have evolved to include several attack vectors other than DDoS that are more profitable. And just as any business-oriented person would do, attackers follow the money.

Are Darknet Take-Downs Effective?

Raids and take-downs have become standard on the Darknet as agents across the world continue to step up enforcement. While these take-downs...

IoT Expands the Botnet Universe

In 2018, we witnessed the dramatic growth of IoT devices and a corresponding increase in the number of botnets and cyberattacks. Because IoT devices are always-on,...

Attackers Are Leveraging Automation

Cybercriminals are weaponizing automation and machine learning to create increasingly evasive attack vectors, and the internet of things (IoT) has proven to be the catalyst...

Ad Fraud 101: How Cybercriminals Profit from Clicks

Fraud is and always will be a cornerstone of the cybercrime community. The associated economic gains provide substantial motivation for today’s malicious actors, which...