Category: Arbor Networks – DDoS Experts

Down to the WireX

Over the course of the last few weeks, a botnet comprised mainly of Android mobile devices has been utilized to launch a high-impact DDoS extortion campaign against multiple organizations in the travel and hospitality sector. This botnet, dubbed ‘WireX’, is only the second mobile botnet […]

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Pivoting off Hidden Cobra Indicators

On June 13th 2017, US-CERT issued a joint Technical Alert (TA17-164A) entitled Hidden Cobra – North Korea’s DDoS Botnet Infrastructure. The alert, which was the result of analytic efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), included a list […]

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Estonia, six years later

In April 2007, the Estonian government decided to relocate the Bronze Warrior, a Soviet World War II memorial located in Tallinn, as well as the remains of some Soviet WWII soldiers buried nearby. This decision caused great offense in Russia, starting at the top. Russian president Vladimir […]

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