Docker Engine API exploit launches DDoS attacks in OracleIV campaign
OracleIV campaign uses Docker Engine API exploit to deliver malicious Docker containers for executing DDoS attacks.
Check Point reveals Global Threat Index with Formbook as top malware
Cybersecurity leader Check Point unveils Global Threat Index, identifying Formbook as September's dominant malware.
Secureworks identifies malicious Qakbot ransomware campaign
Secureworks' Counter Threat Unit researchers have long maintained active monitoring of the botnet and detected the disruption activity on August 25.
Research follows comeback of infamous botnet Emotet
ESET Research has published a summary of what happened with the Emotet botnet since its comeback after a limited takedown.
Botnet detection market to be US$11 billion by 2032: FMI
The adoption of botnet detection is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 33.6% from 2022 to 2032; hence measures must be undertaken to mitigate bot traffic.
Killnet software given to pro-Russian hacktivists - Radware
Passion Botnet, a DDoS-as-a-Service offered by the Passion Group, has been used in attacks targeting medical institutions across multiple countries.
Nozomi Networks Labs identifies impacts on 2022 threat landscape
Nozomi Networks' latest research reveals wiper malware, IoT botnet activity, and the Russia/Ukraine war as key threats in 2022.
New vulnerabilities found in Nuspire’s Q1 2022 Threat Report
Nuspire's Q1 2022 Threat Report reveals surge in threat actor activity as new vulnerabilities emerge. Mirai, STRRAT and Emotet see a resurgence.
Use of malware, botnets and exploits expands in Q1 2022
Malware, botnet, and exploit activity increased in Q1 2022, according to a report by managed security services provider Nuspire.
Check Point Research reveals botnets on the rise, software vendors hit hard by cyber attacks
Software vendors experience largest year-on-year growth at 146% in 2021, according to Check Point Research's Security Report.
Trickbot overtakes Formbook as most prevalent malware
In December, Trickbot claimed the top spot as most prevalent malware, overtaking Formbook which was in first place in November 2021.
Ransom DDoS attacks surged in final quarter of 2021 - report
Ransom DDoS attacks increased by 29% YoY and 175% QoQ in the last quarter 2021, according to new research from Cloudfare.
New threat intelligence from Sophos following the Apache Log4Shell vulnerability
Sophos warns of a surge in cyberattacks exploiting the Apache Log4Shell vulnerability, with attempts exceeding hundreds of thousands so far.
Flubot malware, botnets, phishing round out top security issues plaguing Kiwis in Q3
Malware and scams continue to plague thousands of New Zealanders, laying $3.3 million to waste in just three months.
Quantity, size and complexity of DDoS attacks on the rise - report
DDoS attacks are on the rise, with increased quantity, size, and complexity, according to the Lumen Technologies Q3 DDoS Report.
Ransomware has increased tenfold in one year, FortiGuard Labs finds
Ransomware attacks escalate in 2021, hitting critical infrastructure; Fortinet urges AI-powered defense.
IoT botnets: Perspectives from a residential router
Surprisingly, a vast volume of malicious traffic can reach a residential device, writes Radware head of research Daniel Smith.
Cybercriminals leverage remote desktop protocol to brute force attacks
Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) attacks surged by 768% in 2020, driven by remote working and COVID-19, according to a report by ESET.
A brief history of cyber-threats — from 2000 to 2020
Sophos presents a 20-year retrospective of cyber-threats, from the Worm Era to the Monetisation Era and the current Ransomware Era.
2020's nastiest malware revealed
Phishing, botnets, and ransomware are the top cybersecurity threats of 2020, taking advantage of the global pandemic, according to Webroot.
Revealed: Imperva publishes research on decade old botnet, responsible for millions of attacks
Imperva Research Labs has revealed findings of a six-month intensive investigation into a botnet that has been exploiting CMS vulnerabilities.
Microsoft takes legal action to disrupt botnet and combat ransomware
Microsoft disrupts Trickbot botnet, one of the world's most prolific distributors of malware and ransomware, in major operation.
2020 saw a surge in malware, ransomware and botnets - report
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizations to overhaul their defence strategies, according to Fortinet's Global Threat Landscape Report.
Bitdefender reveals new botnet which 'puts others to shame'
New 'dark_nexus' IoT botnet outstrips predecessors in complexity, says Bitdefender.