Items tagged with malnets
The web is a dangerous place, and one of the threats that emerged in 2011 was that of malnets, or malware networks, which are just what they sound like. These infrastructures are designed to last beyond a single attack and allow cybercriminals to adapt to new vulnerabilities and launch malware attacks over and over again. Malnets grew in popularity last year, and so far in 2012, they're the leading cause of cyber-attacks. So claims Blue Coat, a provider of web security and WAN optimization solutions. According to Blue Coat, malnets are attractive to the web's seedier characters because they're... Read more...