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New Echobot Malware Adds Exploits, Targets Enterprise Apps

A newly discovered version of the Echobot malware, which is tied to the Mirai botnet, contains eight new exploits and targets enterprise applications as well as consumer devices.

Malware, Botnet

GoldBrute Botnet Is Brute-Forcing Windows RDP

A new botnet is scanning the internet and brute-forcing Remote Desktop Protocol connections to compile a list of vulnerable hosts, usernames, and passwords.

Remote Access, Rdp, Botnet

Chamois: The Big Botnet You Didn’t Hear About

The Android security team was busy battling the Chamois malware family on Google Play starting in 2016. Android security engineer Maddie Stone outlined the steps Google has taken to reduce the number of devices infected with this technically complex malware.

Android, Botnet, Google, Fraud

Making the Case for a Botnet-Free Internet

Imagine the internet with no botnets. That's the ambitious vision, with more regulations holding more organizations accountable for botnet activities on their networks, as laid out in a Council on Foreign Relations paper.

Botnet, Internet