I have received several letters from Spectrum insisting that I have "botnet malware" and need to install Spectrum's antibot scanner. If it's just that one then I would assume it's a scam. e.g. However, neither that page, nor the initial warning provides any kind of information about what they've detected. As an aside: If this is legitimate, I don't know why the hell they don't contact me in a normal way like email or a phone call instead of hijacking a freakin' wordpress blog. Watch Queue Queue. And yes, it's very common amongst scammers and virtually unheard of amongst legitimate players, especially since scammers don't know anything about you so they make the message as vague as possible (Windows). I couldn't find anything. OK, so I'm getting a warning, apparently from my ISP, and I'm not having much luck finding out what's really going on. This video is unavailable. De term botnet (afkomstig van ‘robot network’) wordt gebruikt voor een verzameling van computers waarop malware is geïnstalleerd zonder dat de eigenaren zich daarvan bewust zijn. I don't understand how else it could be that they have no information about the supposed threat. Delete the email and move on. I installed it today and it seems legit. Even though Spectrum was able to confirm it was "legit" when I talked to them, they couldn't or wouldn't tell me anything about what led them to believe I had a botnet in the first place. And as crazy as it seems all signs point to the fact that this was really my ISP. It was a physical letter, delivered by USPS. Populair. Voor een botnet zijn twee dingen nodig: ten eerste een groot netwerk van geïnfecteerde apparaten, de zogenaamde "zombies", die het zware werk verrichten om het plan van de hacker uit te vo… Malware is malicious software that is often disguised as a legitimate program or file. Hello guys we just created this time lapse video (10x) from the Full Spectrum Cyber Pew Pew from Intel Malware available at Intel Malware Tech. Appreciate any insight anyone has. Remove all; Disconnect; The next video is … Looks like no one’s replied in a while. In response to WisconsinBadgers. I've only seen it twice, and both times it was was the same site. Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, has published its latest Global Threat Index for November 2020, showing a new surge in infections by the well-known Phorpiex botnet which has made it the month’s most prevalent malware, impacting 4% of organizations globally. The botnet is an example of using good technologies for bad intentions. information and distribute other malicious types of software(e.g. BobTheFisherman, Sep 8, 2020 4:17 PM in response to WisconsinBadgers, Sep 8, 2020 4:20 PM in response to BobTheFisherman. Don't install anything from them while you still can. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic forum and Apple can therefore provide no guarantee as to the efficacy of any proposed solutions on the community forums. But anyways, I'm mainly hoping someone else out there has experienced this too and can share their experience. Question: Q: Spectrum Charter Botnet Malware Letter In Mail I received a random letter from, what looks like Charter Spectrum, that our modem detected advanced botnet malware. 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