DNSChanger Outbreak Linked to Adware Install Base

By Veronica Valeros [Ed. note: This post was authored by Veronica Valeros , Ross Gibb , Eric Hulse, and Martin Rehak ] Late last autumn, the detector described in one of our previous posts, Cognitive Research: Learning Detectors of Malicious Network Traffic , started to pick up a handful of infected hosts exhibiting a new kind of malware behavior. Initially, the number of infections were quite low, and nothing had drawn particular attention to the findings. Recently, this changed when we observed a significant uptake in the number of infections during the first few weeks of 2016. These []

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