Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Video: Hacking a botnet

It's illegal under certain circumstances, but hacking hackers is always an interesting subject.

And what better than to watch someone (else) doing it?

"Hacking Zeus was never so easy," writes Xylitol, a French security researcher who published a video demonstrating an attack on a Zeus botnet command and control (C&C) server.



The video above shows Xylitol using information from his CyberCrime Tracker Zeus-tracking website to access a botnet's control webpage.