A security researcher has created a tool that allows botnet masters to control their botnet by simply sending out commands via Twitter accounts.
A dropper component sent to the Akamai researchers led them to the discovery of a spamming botnet that consists of at least 83,000 compromised systems.
Someone has been compromising MySQL servers around the world and using them to mount DDoS attacks.
Incapsula researchers have uncovered a botnet consisting of some 9,000 CCTV cameras located around the world, which was being used to target, among others, one of the company's clients with HTTP floods.
Cyphort analyzed the top eight types of financial malware cybercriminals are using today to target banks and electronic payment systems.
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