Tag Archives: C&C Server

The Next Step of Botnets

[caption id="attachment_8073" align="alignright" width="275"] A BlackHole (Exploit Kit) absorbing an Onion (Ring), the future of Botnets?[/caption]

This information security week has offered many interesting points: the brand new CRIME attack against SSL/TLS, the release of BlackHole Exploit Kit 2.0 that promises new stealth vectors of Drive-By download infections, the takedown of the emerging Nitol botnet by Microsoft, and, last but not least, the first (?) known example of a new generation of a C&C Server leveraging the anonymization granted by Tor Service.... Read More

I, BOT (Coming To A C&C Server Near You)

Few days ago I have discovered that the City I live in (Rome), ranks at number two in the World for the number of BOT infections, at least according to Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Edition XVII.... Read More