Tuesday November 22, 2016

Catastrophic Botnet To Smash Social Media Networks In 2017

Hang on a minute, are they saying this like its a bad thing? Imagine a world where Facebook and/or Twitter were down for a day. A week? Imagine the spike in workplace productivity! big grin

As we come into 2017, botnets capable of causing such damage are likely to become a bigger challenge to control, according to Mike Raggo, Chief Research Scientist at social media security firm ZeroFOX. The security expert predicts that in the next year, a "massive" botnet will target and disrupt popular social media platforms, potentially including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.