Case study of the Miner Botnet

  title={Case study of the Miner Botnet},
  author={Daniel Plohmann and Elmar Gerhards-Padilla},
  journal={2012 4th International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CYCON 2012)},
Malware and botnets are one of the most serious threats to today's Internet security. In this paper, we characterise the so-called &Miner Botnet”. It received major media attention after massive distributed denial of service attacks against a wide range of German and Russian websites, mainly during August and September 2011. We use our insights on this botnet to outline current botnet-related money-making concepts and to show that multiple activities of this botnet are actually centred on the… CONTINUE READING
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