The botnet ecosystem: what's the point?

Thursday, 3 January 2008, 9:22 AM EST

As we end our look at the botnet ecosystem, let us reflect on what we have learned. We discussed what a botnet is, we asked whether botnets require Windows to propagate, and finally how botnets use servers of all kinds to host content and spread. There's no better way to round out our knowledge of the botnet ecosystem than to try and figure out what the point to all this is.

In a word: money.

At ENP.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The synergy of hackers and tools at the Black Hat Arsenal

Posted on 27 August 2014.  |  Tucked away from the glamour of the vendor booths and the large presentation rooms filled with rockstar sessions, was the Arsenal - a place where developers were able to present their security tools and grow their community.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Aug 29th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //