Security researchers warn of a fast increase in the infected website with spam-botnet Asprox. Asprox botnet is carrying out attack using SQL-injection, which allowed this botnet to double its presence on the service provider’s access application. For one night the number of compromised resources increased from 5 to 11 thousand.
The botnet usually starts by scanning the network searching for a vulnerable host and if it detects a vulnerable website it conducts an attack on the targeted hosts.
M86 Security Company are currently monitoring and tracking the new threat. On a blog post Rodel Mendrez reported that the pattern of Asprox behavior have changed, while previously it used only to send spams, now it is implementing a massive SQL-injection.
As of this writing, there are three fast-flux domains that the bot attempts to contact.
As you can see that criminals are always searching for new ways to spread their malwares.
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