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Nitol Malware — Leveraging Dynamic DNS for Nefarious Gains

September 19, 2012 by Jason Soroko     No Comments

A malicious botnet called ‘Nitol’ was interrupted by Microsoft on Sept. 13. ‘Nitol’ was using a Dynamic DNS to enable the infected bot computers to communicate with the hacker’s command and control server. For background, it is possible to serve a website from a home computer, but the difficulty is that your home Internet service [Read More...]

Filed Under: Malware Tagged With: BotnetsBotnets, control server, DNS