Live Dissection: Anatomy of a Browser Based Botnet presented at BSidesSanFrancisco 2017

by Ilya Nesterov,

Summary : Browser based botnets are used for various types of attacks; from application DDoS to credentials stuffing. In this session I'll demo, share my research results, and explain the anatomy of a browser-based botnet comprising browser caching, proxy servers and the web proxy autodiscovery protocol (WPAD). I'll also explain what users and organizations can do to protect themselves from being pwned.