Botnets are best know for DDoS attacks, where they generate huge floods of traffic that overwhelm their victims. However, newer botnets are slowing down their attacks to try stolen passwords on banking and e-commerce sites. Watch today’s video for a reminder of why not to reuse your password everywhere.
(Episode Runtime: 1:44)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59U-9N597Lg
- Botnet reuses credentials to log into banks – The Register
- Why you shouldn’t reuse passwords – ZDNet
- ThreatMetrix report detailing this credential botnet – ThreatMetrix