D-Link, IoT Devices Under Attack By Tor-Based Gafgyt Variant

Researchers have discovered what they say is the first variant of the Gafgyt botnet family to cloak its activity using the Tor network. Gafgyt, a botnet that was uncovered in 2014, has become infamous for launching large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) Read More …

Gitpaste-12 malware wants to add your Linux servers and IoT devices to its botnet

A new form of malware is targeting Linux servers and Internet of Things (IoT) devices and adding them to a botnet in what appears to be the first stage of a hacking campaign targeting cloud computing infrastructure – although the Read More …

KashmirBlack botnet behind attacks on CMSs like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, others

A highly sophisticated botnet is believed to have infected hundreds of thousands of websites by attacking their underlying content management system (CMS) platforms. Named KashmirBlack, the botnet started operating in November 2019. Security researchers from Imperva —who analyzed the botnet Read More …