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Malware Increasingly Uses DNS As Command and Control Channel

Postby TeMerc » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:59 am

The number of malware threats that receive instructions from attackers through DNS is expected to increase, and most companies are not currently scanning for such activity on their networks, security experts said at the RSA Conference 2012 on Tuesday.

There are many channels that attackers use for communicating with their botnets, ranging from traditional ones like TCP, IRC and HTTP to more unusual ones like Twitter feeds, Facebook walls and even YouTube comments.
nwz Continued @ CIO.com
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