Category Archives: Botnets

BotMagnifier: Locating Spambots on the Internet

During the 20th USENIX Security Symposium, which will take place in San Francisco starting August 8, we will present our paper BotMagnifier: Locating Spambots on the Internet. This paper tries to tackle the problem of detecting bot infected machines from … Continue reading

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The Underground Economy of Spam: A Botmaster’s Perspective of Coordinating Large-Scale Spam Campaigns

During the 4th USENIX Symposium on Large-Scale Exploits and Emerging Threats, which will take place in Boston next week, we will present our paper The Underground Economy of Spam: A Botmaster’s Perspective of Coordinating Large-Scale Spam Campaigns. It all started last … Continue reading

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Peering Through the iFrame

This week we finalized our paper titled “Peering Through the iFrame” that will appear at InfoCom 2011 in Shanghai. In this paper, we present our infiltration of a drive-by-download campaign known as Mebroot that is used to spread several types of … Continue reading

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EXPOSURE: A new service from iSecLab goes online

Last month, in this post, we announced an upcoming service called EXPOSURE which detects domain names that are involved in malicious activities. We perform passive DNS analysis. After a period of testing, finally, we started the beta version of the service. … Continue reading

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