Inhuman Attackers! What Are Bots?

Inhuman Attackers! What Are Bots? A Kaspersky Insight Bots Everywhere! A ‘bot’ – short for robot – is a software program that performs automated, repetitive, pre-defined tasks. Bots typically imitate or replace human user behavior. Because they are automated, they operate much faster than human users. They carry out useful functions, such as customer service or indexing search engines, but they can also come in the form of [...]

The Most Dangerous Malware EMOTET Disrupted Through Global Action

The Most Dangerous Malware EMOTET Disrupted Through Global Action Law enforcement and judicial authorities worldwide have this week disrupted one of the most significant botnets of the past decade: EMOTET Investigators have now taken control of its infrastructure in an international coordinated action! EMOTET Has Been One Of The Most Professional And Long-Lasting Cybercrime Services Out There First discovered as a banking Trojan Virus in 2014, the malware [...]