Here Come the Serverless Botnets

Here Come the Serverless Botnets

Jan 1, 2019

In a new report, Protego researchers demonstrate that not only is it possible to create long lived botnets out of short lived functions, but that serverless functions have some distinct advantages.

What We’re Showing

  • A prototype serverless botnet on Google Cloud Functions platform

Why It’s Important

  • Serverless apps aren’t impervious to botnets
  • …despite the ephemerality of serverless function