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HTTP-based do it yourself botnet tool released

Webroot has found a new HTTP-based botnet tool that is written in Visual Basic 6.0. This HTTP-based botnet is a DIY kit. Dancho Danchev reports the following on his blog on webroot. 

 

What are cybercrime-facilitating programmers up to when they’re not busy fulfilling custom orders? Releasing DIY (do-it-yourself) user-friendly tools allowing anyone an easy entry into the world of cybercrime, and securing their revenue streams thanks to the active advertisements of these tools across closed cybercrime-friendly Web communities.

In this post, I’ll profile a recently advertised DIY HTTP-based botnet tool, that allows virtually anyone to operate their own botnet.