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How to Stop Cyberattackers from Turning Your Organization’s Computers Into Botnet

How to Stop Cyberattackers from Turning Your Organization’s Computers Into Botnet

Information Security, Security
How to Stop Cyberattackers from Turning Your Organization's Computers Into Botnet Security researchers at Deep Instinct have recently discovered a new malicious software (malware) campaign that turns Windows-based computers into a botnet. Researchers dubbed this sophisticated, never-before-seen in the wild botnet as “Mylobot”, named after one of the researcher's dog. What is a Botnet? A botnet is a group of computers that are infected by a malware and controlled by an attacker using command and control servers without the computer owners' knowledge. When computers are turned as part of a botnet, an attacker takes full control of the computers, using them according to his whim. An attacker can download additional malware from the command and control servers, turning the controlled computers as botnet army for distributed denial of service (DDoS)…
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Tag: botnet

How to Stop Cyberattackers from Turning Your Organization’s Computers Into Botnet

How to Stop Cyberattackers from Turning Your Organization’s Computers Into Botnet

Information Security, Security
How to Stop Cyberattackers from Turning Your Organization's Computers Into Botnet Security researchers at Deep Instinct have recently discovered a new malicious software (malware) campaign that turns Windows-based computers into a botnet. Researchers dubbed this sophisticated, never-before-seen in the wild botnet as “Mylobot”, named after one of the researcher's dog. What is a Botnet? A botnet is a group of computers that are infected by a malware and controlled by an attacker using command and control servers without the computer owners' knowledge. When computers are turned as part of a botnet, an attacker takes full control of the computers, using them according to his whim. An attacker can download additional malware from the command and control servers, turning the controlled computers as botnet army for distributed denial of service (DDoS)…
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