Spike Botnet DescriptionType: Trojan
A malware kit called the Spike Botnet is used to execute DDoS attacks via smart dryers, routers, and other kind of devices that belong to the Internet of Things group. The Spike botnet may target Windows, Linux and IoT devices imperfectly configured. It means that IoT devices may become a potent armament when used by ill-intended persons. The principal symptom of the presence of the Spike botnet is the presence of a succession of binaries infecting the operating systems that the Spike botnet is targeting. Due to the high amount of attacks perpetrated by the Spike botnet computer users should take all the necessary measures to avoid been attacked by the Spike botnet. By keeping a trustworthy and updated anti-malware program running on their machines, computer users can prevent this kind of attack.
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