05. 10. 2012

Blue Coat systems has undertaken detailed research into the use of 'malnets' by criminals to help support their various attacks in order to uncover the best ways to take down these systems. Botnet infections are commonly spread though compromised websites seeded with malicious scripts and promoted via black hat SEO tactics such as link farms. These malware networks, or malnets, pose a growing threat, because their unique capability is about the practice of the automation that is used to convert them into large, self-sustaining networks. Short article here and detailed report here.