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  • Cybercrooks Increasingly Use Tor Network To Control Botnets
    By on July 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    alphadogg writes “Malware writers are increasingly considering the Tor anonymity network as an option for hiding the real location of their command-and-control servers, according to researchers from security firm ESET. The researchers recently came across two botnet-type malware programs that use C&C servers operating as Tor ‘hidden services.’ The Tor Hidden Service protocol allows users to set up services — usually Web servers — that (more…)