FBI Issues VPNFilter Cyberattack Warning, Urges Network Router Reboots
The FBI issues VPNFilter cyberattack warning, urging consumers to reboot their small office and home office (SOHO) routers in a bid to mitigate a potential worldwide attack.
FBI Seeks to Shut Down Massive VPNFilter Botnet; Russia Denies Cyberattack Plans
An IoT botnet called VPNFilter infects more than 500,000 devices worldwide — placing malware on routers & network attached storage hardware, according to Cisco’s Talos business. Russia denies involvement. FBI seeks to shut down botnet.
Mirai Malware Authors Plead Guilty to DDoS Botnet Attacks
Mirai malware co-authors plead guilty to creating botnet & launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on several large internet companies.
The IoTroop/Reaper Botnet: IoT Cyber Zombies Are Real
A closer look at the IoTroop/Reaper botnet and potential cybersecurity concerns. Details from Check Point, China’s Qihoo 360 and more.