Botnets: badware getting better and smarter… grrr… (9/21/19 Part 1)

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Don’t call it a comeback! Emotet has been going to the gym and on a diet. What is Emotet? And what is a botnet? Bad Botnet! Bad! No Biscuit! How to recognize Emotet – https://blog.malwarebytes.com/botnets/2019/09/emotet-is-back-botnet-springs-back-to-life-with-new-spam-campaign/ Deeper reading – https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/09/worlds-most-destructive-botnet-returns-with-stolen-passwords-and-email-in-tow/ What is a botnet? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botnet

Cyber-warfare! Huh! What is it good for? (3/17/18 Part 1)

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Normally when you think of bad-ware you think of a bunch of crooks hiding out trying to make a quick buck. But, there’s an elite group making all sorts of bad-ware and they work for governments! Cyberattacks – Part 1 Russia has been getting its hand caught messing with all sorts of things, and we’re not so innocent ourselves. What does this mean? Why would they do it? We talk about that and more today!