Botnet Controllers March Freely on Internet

Botnet Command & Control(C&C) servers hosted on 7,182 distinct IP addresses detected by Spamhaus in 2014 have increasing of 525 (or 7.88%) comparing to numbers of detected in 2013

According Spamhuas majority of botnets used by cyber criminals to target banking and financial sector for obtaining and exploiting information.

Spamhaus reviews the botnet threats were detected in 2014 and mentioned that botnet controllers (C&Cs) are hosted excessively on ISPs in countries with domain name registrar with the lax of law against cybercrime with weak and inefficient policies abuse detection and shutdown processes.

List of countries botnet controllers hosted in 2014.


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