The KashmirBlack botnet exploits multiple flaws in popular content management systems (CMS) is behind millions of attacks per day, including mining for cryptocurrency, redirecting website traffic to spam sites, and defacing websites, Imperva said.
Talk about a Whack-a-Mole Operation. Microsoft tries to disable Trickbot command-and-control servers faster than botnet operators can rebuild new infrastructure.
Days after a takedown operation, the Trickbot botnet is back up and running with new C2 servers in Europe and South America.
Microsoft has taken over the control infrastructure for the Necurs botnet, disrupting the operations of the notorious spam and malware-distribution network.
Even the most sophisticated botnet can be discovered if the group doesn't take steps to hide its activities.