Are there any resources that analyze the purpose or goal or the major viruses/malware out in the wild today? For example, what percentage are used to construct botnets (for DDoS or something else)? ...
How do I record the outbound 'attack' traffic from a botnet on a Windows XP machine? The captured traffic will be in the Windows XP firewall log. I need to setup some kind of an experiment where I ...
IRC seems still the most prominent way for communication within botnets. Why do attackers choose IRC? In my (very naive) opinion, to set up a web service is far more easier.
Re: Should I report hacking attempts? - Server Fault Lots of people look at their own logs for attacks from the outside. But who regularly reports such attacks back to the source? I'm mainly ...