Latest Botnet Stories
Research isn’t always pretty. Sometimes some crude methods must be employed to find the real truth of the matter. For instance, a group of unnamed and informal researchers recently created a botnet to scour the web and look for unsecured devices.
Today, US prosecutors have brought charges against 3 hackers for their involvement with a computer virus which has been used to infect computers and steal banking information from more than one million machines.
Umbrella won the PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Award for solving the critical problem of persistently protecting nomadic users from threats, even as they roam off the secure corporate network.
The security experts at Intego have discovered yet another piece of Mac malware that uses the same Java exploit as the previous Flashback trojan.
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