Latest Botnet Stories

2013-06-24 23:16:45

Helps Block Application-layer DDoS Attacks That Threaten Availability Burlington, Mass. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today announced that Bezeq International Ltd., Israel's leading Internet and international telecommunications provider, has selected Arbor’s Pravail Availability Protection System (APS) and Peakflow SP platform to protect their network and...

2013-06-03 23:21:30

Canadian Web Hosting expands its Secure IT Botnet and Malware Prevention Services by adding industry leading provider into its existing security services. Customers can get fully managed malware prevention and removal services to protect their business that include network scanning, server side scanning and continuous reputation management. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Canadian Web Hosting, the leading provider of web hosting and cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)...

2013-05-15 23:24:54

Firmware Release 7.8 Integrates Client Fingerprinting, CAPTCHA Challenges, New Browser Controls, and Enhanced IP Reputation Security Features plus Support for Increased Platform Throughput. Campbell, Calif. (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and storage solutions, today announced the latest Barracuda Web Application Firewall, version 7.8, specifically aimed at reducing the impact of automated attack attempts from botnets. Automated botnet attacks...

2013-04-18 23:01:24

Leading cloud security firm extends the world´s largest Internet security network´s footprint by bringing its total number of global datacenters to 19, immediately improving the speed and performance of all its cloud services. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 OpenDNS, the world´s leading provider of cloud-delivered Web security services, today announced it opened six new datacenters at Europe´s busiest Internet intersections. The new datacenters, located in Prague,...

WordPress Sites Under Attack By Hackers, Admin User Names At Risk
2013-04-15 11:03:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Hackers began targeting WordPress sites last week in a supposed attempt to gain access to host servers rather than the actual sites themselves. This attack acts as further proof that default logins are incredibly unsafe. The botnet being used to lodge the attack against WordPress sites is targeting accounts with the username “admin” and is trying common passwords to break into the accounts. According to Internet...

The Delicate War Between Bitcoin Miners And Botnet Miners
2013-03-28 12:58:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Bitcoin, the online digital currency generated by completing complicated calculations, has seen a recent surge in both interest and value. In just one month´s time, the value of Bitcoin has nearly tripled. In late February, one digitally created Bitcoin was worth nearly $33. Now, just a month later, the same Bitcoin is worth about $90, according to the BBC. This means botnet operators are now beginning to see illegal...

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