The Glupteba Botnet: Threats to Businesses and Consumers
December 7, 2021–the Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) announced that it has identified and temporarily disrupted the Glupteba botnet responsible for infecting an estimated 1 million computers and IoT devices.
This temporary disruption seems to have slightly impacted the botnet’s operation, but currently, the network is still operational.
Many of us may hear about botnets in the news or our compliance meetings… but what is a botnet? Here, we will cover the topic briefly and discuss the implications of Google’s move against this particular threat actor.