How to defend against botnet attacks

Botnets have become one of the more insidious threats on the Internet in the last few years. Large-scale botnets such as the Storm, Asprox and Nugache networks have caused tremendous problems by serving as platforms for spamming operations, DDoS attacks and other mischief. In this podcast from SearchSecurity.com, Rob Westervelt talks with Brian Rexroad of AT&T Labs about the company’s botnet research program.

Botnets have become one of the more insidious threats on the Internet in the last few years. Large-scale botnets such as the Storm, Asprox and Nugache networks have caused tremendous problems by serving as platforms for spamming operations, DDoS attacks and other mischief. In this podcast from SearchSecurity.com, Rob Westervelt talks with Brian Rexroad of AT&T Labs about the company’s botnet research program.

Listen to the interview at SearchSecurity.com.

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