Yes, you only need a single laptop with a decent internet connection, rather a massive botnet, to launch overwhelming denial of service (DoS) attacks in order to bring down major Internet servers and modern-day firewalls.
Researchers at TDC Security Operations Center have discovered a new attack technique that lone attackers with limited resources (in this case, a laptop and at least 15Mbps
Last month, the Norway police arrested five hackers accused of running the MegalodonHTTP Remote Access Trojan (RAT).
The arrests came as part of the joint operation between Norway’s Kripos National Criminal Investigation Service and Europol, codenamed “OP Falling sTAR.”
According to the United States security firm, all the five men, aged between 16 and 24 years and located in Romania,
Two malware samples trying to exploit the Bash vulnerability, both DDoS bots, were snared in a honeypot belonging to AlienVault Labs.