botnets

Twitter

This Tiny Picture on Twitter Contains the Complete Works of Shakespeare

“I was just testing to see how much raw data I could cram into a tweet," the computer science undergraduate behind the demonstration said.
Joseph Cox
10.31.18
Hacking

Google Appears to Think the UK's Health Service Is a Botnet

Or at least something weird is going on, since NHS network users are being forced to verify they're human before using Google.
Joseph Cox
2.1.17
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Website Saw Over 100 DDoS Attacks in Seven Months

In the last year, blacklivesmatter.com has seen a spate of cyber attacks with thousands of zombie machines.
Justin Ling
12.14.16
wi-fi

AVG Wants Your Home Router to Fight Internet of Things Malware

AVG’s plan makes sense, but will require the cooperation of hardware manufacturers to make a real impact.
Joseph Cox
11.7.16
Internet

We Need to Save the Internet from the Internet of Things

Long term, we need to build an internet that is resilient against IoT-based attacks. But that's a long time coming.
Bruce Schneier
10.6.16
Hacking

There's Now A Cryptocurrency Created by Participating in DDoS Attacks

What has science done?
Janus Rose
8.13.16
security

​One of the World's Largest Botnets Has Vanished

Researchers have reported huge drops in traffic for two of the most popular pieces of malware which rely on the Necurs network.
Joseph Cox
6.8.16
Motherboard

Botnets Plague the Web. This AI Is Out to Stop Them

Israeli researchers say they’re the first to use machine learning to identify where botnets are located.
Hunter Stuart
3.14.16
tech

Botnets Can Be Good, Despite What the FBI Says

The director of the FBI seems to ignore the existence of good botnets.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.10.15
News

Hackers Are Using CCTV Cameras to Create Botnet Swarms

Change. Your. Default. Login.
John Wenz
10.24.15
Music

I Built a Botnet that Could Destroy Spotify with Fake Listens

Automated streaming is the next frontier of click fraud.
William Bedell
10.16.15
Twitter

The Royal Spanish Botnet Army

Researchers uncovered a propaganda network that spewed more than 41,000 tweets about Spanish rulers and politics.
J.M. Porup
9.28.15
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