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February 22, 2019

Botnet command & control domain registrations go through the roof in 2018

When Spamhaus Malware Labs observe a 100% increase in the number of domains that are being registered by cybercriminals to...

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February 12, 2019

Botnet command & control malware – the highs and lows of 2018

The team at Spamhaus Malware Labs were pretty busy last year.  Actually, that’s an understatement: they detected and blocked a...

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February 4, 2019

Hausbot Alert #1 – Increase in botnet activity

We have observed a significant increase in the amount of botnet activity across the past few months.  Watch the video...

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Insights
October 29, 2018

Botnet listings increase by 50% over the past weeks on XBL

The following article was originally published by The Spamhaus Project, October 2018. After somewhat of a ‘lull’ in botnet activity...

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July 4, 2018

Successfully accessing Spamhaus’s free block lists using a public DNS

Do you utilise Spamhaus’s free domain name server block lists (DNSBLs)? Are you currently using Google’s Public DNS, or similar...

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July 3, 2018

ISPs – Ensure you & your customers have continued access to Spamhaus’s DNSBLs

There are a number of Internet Service Providers (ISPs), along with their customers, who are unwittingly missing out on the...

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