Nice looking website you’ve got there. It’d be a shame if someone DDoS’d it.
Deadly Mirai and Qbot-based DDoS Botnet Creator Jailed for 13 months
Kenneth Currin Schuchman, who is also known as Nexus Zeta from Vancouver, Canada, is the creator of deadly Mirai and Qbot-based botnet, has sentenced to 13 months in prison for hiring and promoting the Mirai and Qbot-based DDoS botnets utilized in DDoS attacks against targets from all over the world. Rather than Mirai, Kenneth Currin […]
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Satori IoT botnet author sentenced to 13 months in prison
Kenneth Schuchman, the creator of the massive Satori botnet of enslaved devices, will be spending 13 months behind bars.
XORDDoS, Kaiji Botnet Malware Variants Target Exposed Docker Servers
We have recently detected variants of two existing Linux botnet malware types targeting exposed Docker servers; these are XORDDoS malware and Kaiji DDoS malware. While the XORDDoS attack infiltrated the Docker server to infect all the containers hosted on it, the Kaiji attack deploys its own container that will contain its DDoS malware.
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Billions of devices affected by UPnP vulnerability
Stop us if you’ve heard this before but a researcher has uncovered a new security vulnerability affecting many devices running the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol.
How DDoS Attacks Are Evolving During The Coronavirus
The denial of service attacks (DDoS) causes a system or service to be inaccessible to a legitimate user. We have seen a diverse range of DDoS attacks that have affected many users around the world used by the cybercriminals and government-backed hackers. “A DDoS attack can cause a web page to become unavailable when receiving […]
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Hackers Spreading Hoaxcalls DDoS Botnet by Exploiting an Unpatched ZyXel RCE 0-Day Bug Remotely
Researchers uncovered a new variant of Hoaxcalls Botnet that spreading through exploiting the unpatched remote code vulnerability that resides in ZyXEL Cloud CNM SecuManager. Zyxel Cloud CNM secuManagr is a…
Russia’s FSB wanted its own IoT botnet
If you thought the Mirai botnet was bad, what about a version under the control of Russia’s military that it could point like an electronic cannon at people it didn’t…
DDoS attack on US Health agency part of coordinated campaign
It coincided with a disinformation campaign carried out via SMS, email and social media claiming that national quarantine was imminent. This post appeared first on Naked Security Blog by Sophos…
Ubisoft sues DDoS-for-hire operators for ruining game play
The network of sites and services run by the alleged operators target the Rainbow Six Siege game, selling attacks to cheating players. This post appeared first on Naked Security Blog…