Botnets: The Clone Army of Cybercrime

Provided by CYREN

Category Security

Type Analyst Report

Length 27

Publish Date December 16 0018

Date posted January 12 2017


Last year we seemed to be constantly under threat from potential ransomware attacks but over the last few months, an underlying cyberthreat has started to gain prominence – botnets. Major DDoS attacks were launched and with the publication of the Mirai source code, cybercriminals across the globe had the ability to build as many botnets as they liked. This white paper takes an in depth look at the growing threat that botnets pose and discusses self-defense methods to help you detect botnets within your own network.

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