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Large Botnet Comes Back To Life — With More Malware

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 27, 2016 in Industry News

A botnet associated with the huge volumes of Dridex and Locky-laden emails in recent months has resumed operations after mysteriously going dark for three weeks. Researchers from multiple firms report seeing a sharp increase in malicious traffic originating from the Necurs botnet, after a significant drop-off...

Paul Vixie On DNS Security & Botnet Takedowns

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: August 26, 2015 in Industry News

The Internet infrastructure pioneer and CEO of Farsight Security comes to the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat to discuss the state of DNS security, the .bank TLD, how money rules everything, and how to use passive DNS to limit collateral damage of botnet...