Creating a custom command and control (C&C) server for someone else’s malware has a myriad of benefits. If you can take over a domain, you then may able to fully hijack other hackers’ infected hosts. A more prosaic benefit is expediting analysis. While hackers and governments may be more interested in the former, malware analysts can benefit from the latter.
By Patrick Wardle
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