Pierluigi Paganini October 04, 2014
A new Mac botnet exploits the Reddit platform

DrWeb firm discovered a Mac Botnet which already has infected more than 17,000 PCs and exploits Reddit platform to provide list of C&Cs servers to the bot. Security experts at Russian anti-virus company Dr Web have uncovered a new botnet, which is composed by thousands of Mac computers. The researchers dubbed the new sophisticated strain […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 26, 2014
Spike botnet runs DDoS attacks from IoT devices

Experts at Akamai spotted a new malware kit named Spike which is used by bad actors to run DDoS attacks through desktops and Internet of Things devices. According to Akamai’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert) a new malware kit dubbed Spike was used by bad actors to run DDoS attacks through routers, smart thermostats, […]