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Spamhaus 4Q Botnet Report (2021)

The research team are at the forefront of tracking global Botnet controllers (C&C), unfortunately DNS over HTTPS is hampering their efforts.   The Spamhaus research team is reporting a 23% rise in the number of new botnet command and controllers last quarter. Credential theft were the most common type of malware associated with Botnet C&Cs in Q4. The top two … Continued

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2021 Spamhaus Botnet Threat Report Q-3

Spamhaus cyber research team is reporting a massive rise (82%) in the number of new BotC&C’s in their Q3 2021 report.Please click Here to view the complete report. With over 22 years of cyber research, Spamhaus threat data will greatly improve your security posture.  Spamhaus research team offers some of the most effective (updated every … Continued

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Spamhaus Botnet Threat Report for Q-2 2021

Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q2 2021 Spamhaus has observed a 12% decrease in global Botnet traffic, hoping this trend continues! Spamhaus researchers, are at the forefront at tracking Botnet activity and malware. While bot traffic is down, the observed malware (Oski, Tofsee, CobaltStrike to name a few) are very relevant and detrimental to home users … Continued

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Spamhaus Botnet Threat Report for Q-1 2021

  one of the most dangerous online threats, Emotet is down and experts believe it will stay down! In similar style, one bot is taken offline, two new ones appear.  Please meet Raccoon and FickerStealer which specialize in credential stealing.   Please click this link to access the most updated Spamhaus Botnet report   Included below … Continued

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Spamhaus (New) IP and Domain Reputation Checker

Updated 5 March 2021 The Spamhaus Blocklist Removal center provides users the ability to check if an IP address or domain is currently blocked.  Spamhaus recently released a modified version of the tool – https://check.spamhaus.org to enhance the user experience. A Spamhaus listing can be very problematic, and SecurityZones provides the threat feeds, and tools … Continued

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Universo Online (UOL) Brazil – Spamhaus Case-study

      UOL is one of the largest email providers in Latin America, currently servicing over 5 million mailboxes.   See how they are  leveraging the Spamhaus IP and domain reputation data-sets to increase spam detection.   Spamhaus is a 22 year  old cyber research organization that provides real time, accurate threat data.  Protecting over … Continued

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Spamhaus Case-Study Email Spam Management

With over two decades experience, Spamhaus provides best in class threat intelligence datasets. These datasets protect email systems and networks, as well as enabling users to investigate incidents more quickly.   German email provider, freenet, bring spam management in-house to increase control, flexibility and ultimately protection using Spamhaus’ IP blocklists.   Please Click Here to … Continued

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SURBL Strengthens OpSec Security’s AntiPhishing Services

Global URI & domain registration data allows OpSec to better protect customers from online threats LONDON and PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OpSec Security, the only provider of a complete solution to combat online abuse, is announcing its partnership with non-profit organisation SURBL, a trusted broker of domain intelligence, to strengthen its AntiFraud … Continued

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Spamhaus Botnet Threat Report

  Spamhaus Q2 Botnet Threat Report – Update ! The Spamhaus research team tracked and listed a 29%* increase in the number of botnet Command & Controllers (C&Cs) this quarter.  This increased activity is highlighted across most of our Top 20 lists with extensive changes including numerous new entries and departures… it’s never a dull moment … Continued

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COVID-19 updates – trends in the realm of SMS spam during COVID-19

  By Arnie Bjorklund (SecurityZones) & Raymond Dijkxhoorn (SURBL)     Criminals are heartlessly exploiting the coronavirus outbreak to commit fraud, often using scam text messages imitating government departments, banks and other trusted organizations. To provide an insight into the scale and sophistication of some of the hacker’s methods we interviewed our partner, Arnie Bjorklund … Continued

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