It is a network of computers that are infected with malware to gain control of the device in order to organize DDoS attacks, mining cryptocurrencies, or sending spam. Almost any device connected to the network, including routers, may be vulnerable to obtaining remote control without the knowledge of its owner.
Month: December 2018
Attackers are using DDoS-attacks (Distributed Denial of Service – The distributed denial of service ) for the decommissioning of sites, or entire networks by overloading their requests, send a large number of devices. The suppressed service becomes inaccessible to ordinary users.
Used by cybercriminals to obtain the necessary information. As a rule, by sending fake emails on behalf of familiar organizations or people who contain malicious links that download a virus to the device. Also, such links can lead to false sites and services that are outwardly indistinguishable from real ones, luring your data from you, […]
The presence of such a virus in the system is almost imperceptible to the user and is often not detectable. It collects information about the search history, habits and preferences of the victim, as well as his confidential data and forwards the collected information to remote servers owned by the attackers. On mobile devices, spyware can also […]
Most Internet users know that the DNS server translates website names into IP addresses. And usually this knowledge of the DNS server ends. This article is designed for a more in-depth consideration of its functions. So, let’s imagine that you have to debug the network for which the provider allocated a block of “honest” addresses, […]