Is Your Computer Listed “For Rent”?

Tagged: Cybercriminals, Technology
Source: krebsonsecurity.com - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 29 weeks ago

"We often hear about hacked, remote-controlled PCs or “bots” being used to send spam or to host malicious Web sites, but seldom do security researchers delve into the mechanics behind one of the most basic uses for a bot: To serve as a node in an anonymization service that allows paying customers to proxy their Internet connections through one or more compromised systems..."