The Dorkbot rises

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The Dorkbot rises
Botnet Dorkbot
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CCProtocol
Date 2012 / 2012-10-16
Editor/Conference Trend Micro
Link http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/the-dorkbot-rises (Archive copy)
Author Bernadette Irinco
Type

Abstract

DORKBOT, also known as NgrBot, is not a new threat. In fact, it was seen in the wild as early as 2011. Yet last week, DORKBOT made the news for spreading via Skype spammed messages, and has now reached than 17,500 reported infections globally. So what is DORKBOT, really?

Bibtex

 @misc{Irinco2012BFR1190,
   editor = {Trend Micro},
   author = {Bernadette Irinco},
   title = {The Dorkbot rises},
   date = {16},
   month = Oct,
   year = {2012},
   howpublished = {\url{http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/the-dorkbot-rises}},
 }