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From time to time we have the opportunity to sinkhole domains that have an high volume of traffic and are part of a mobile device botnet. In the beginning of July we registered a domain that we found to be part of the AndroidBauts family...

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Infection counters & measurement techniques

Sofia Luis | June 22, 2016

In June 2016, we observed an all time high of number of infections worldwide, breaking the previous record and raising the number of unique active observed IPs to 20,579,894 measured over a 7 day time window.

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Monitoring Necurs - The tip of the iceberg

Sofia Luis | May 31, 2016

Anubis Networks began monitoring Necurs, a malware family known for it's rootkit capabilities, in August 2015. Since then we have been able to observe approximately 50.000 unique IP addresses connecting to our sinkhole over a 24 hour...

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GhostPush Android Botnet

Sofia Luis | April 21, 2016

GhostPush is an Android malware that was first discovered in September 2015. Once installed on a user’s device, it will display unsolicited advertising, and install unwanted applications on the user’s device. This malware is also known for...

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Locky ransomware, metrics and protection

Sofia Luis | February 16, 2016

Ransomware is a cash-in machine for criminals and we have just spotted another one come alive this week. Since 16th February, AnubisNetworks Labs team is tracking Locky, a malware that given the high volume of its distribution campaigns...

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