BitSight cybersecurity researchers have discovered a huge proxy botnet, named Socks5Systemz, incorporating more than 10,000 infected devices. The botnet’s data bandwidth is sold on the dark web for cryptocurrencies. Victims are globally located, most commonly in India, the U.S., Brazil, Colombia, South Africa, Argentina, and Nigeria. The practice of creating botnets is not new, with 400,000 Windows systems infected by similar malware last summer.
Jennifer Williams has been named the new Vice President of Information Security at HOOPP. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role,