Gigaom - How Free Cloud Services Become Free, Currency-Mining, DDoS-Attacking Botnets

At the Black Hat security conference this week, Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar of Bishop Fox, showed how they built a functional 1,000-node botnet by stringing together resources from a variety of services. Gigaom has the scoop in this article: How Free Cloud Services Become Free, Currency-Mining, DDoS-Attacking Botnets