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Domain generation tricks to spread botnet-type malware


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 PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2012 7:39 pm   
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Web attackers start borrowing domain generation tricks from botnet-type malware
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Hackers have started using domain-name generation techniques to prolong the life of Web-based attacks, Symantec researchers say

By Lucian Constantin | IDG News Service

Hackers have started to adopt domain-generation techniques normally used by botnet-type malware in order to prolong the life of Web-based attacks, according to security researchers from antivirus firm Symantec.

Such domain-generation techniques were recently observed in a series of drive-by download attacks that used the Black Hole exploit toolkit to infect Web users with malware when visiting compromised websites, Symantec security researcher Nick Johnston said in a blog post on Tuesday. ...


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