Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The Command Structure of the Aurora Botnet

Following the public disclosures of electronic attacks launched against Google and several other businesses, subsequently referred to as “Operation Aurora”,Damballa conducted detailed analysis to confirm that existing customers were already protected and to ascertain the sophistication of the criminal operators behind the botnet.There has been much media attention and speculation as to the nature of the attacks.
Multiple publications have covered individual aspects of the threat – in particular detailed analysis of forensically recovered malware and explanations of the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT).

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Check also: Google Attack Performed by 'Amateur' Botnet

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