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How does a malware-driven botnet operate?

Wayne Huang, a Proofpoint security researcher, has been able to peer at how a (Russian) cybercrime group has built and used a large network of 500,000 infected computers. And the results are quite interesting. There isn't anything particularly novel in the attack approach: "Modern threats frequently use an integrated system of legitimate but compromised websites,… Read More »