Cloudflare's new "bot fight mode" protects enterprises against malicious bots with tar-pit techniques and the company pledges to plant trees to offset the carbon costs.
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.
A new botnet is scanning the internet and brute-forcing Remote Desktop Protocol connections to compile a list of vulnerable hosts, usernames, and passwords.
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.
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.