Two of the Spamhaus Project's researchers will be on hand to answer questions relating to the Q3 2021 Botnet Threat Update. These are the very researchers who help compile the report, and for up to 10 minutes, you will have the opportunity to ask any botnet command and control server (C&C) related queries you may have.


Wednesday, November 17th (Please note this date has changed from October 27th)

9am CST | 10am EST | 3pm GMT | 4pm CET


Twitter: @spamhaustech


How long?

Our researchers will be online for up to 10 minutes to chat about botnet C&Cs.

See you on the 17th!


About the Spamhaus Quarterly Botnet Update

Spamhaus tracks both Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and domain names used by threat actors for hosting botnet command & control (C&C) servers. This data enables us to identify associated elements, including the geolocation of the botnet C&Cs, the malware associated with them, the top-level domains used when registering a domain for a botnet C&C, and the sponsoring registrars and the network hosting the botnet C&C infrastructure.

This report provides an overview of the number of botnet C&Cs associated with these elements, along with a quarterly comparison. We discuss the trends we are observing and highlight service providers struggling to control the number of botnet operators abusing their services.


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19 October 2021


Here's a story of doorbells, specific software development kits (SDKs), proxies, and miscreants using your home network to send spam.

Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update, Q3 2021

14 October 2021


Q3 has seen a massive 82% rise in the number of new botnet command and controllers (C&Cs) identified by our research team. They have observed an explosion in the use of backdoor malware with nefarious operators hiding behind FastFlux.

Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update, Q2 2021

13 July 2021


Researchers may have observed a 12%reduction in botnet command and controllers (C&Cs), however, more than one industry-leading provider is struggling to keep on top of botnet activity.