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Symantec Attacks ZeroAccess Botnet
2013-10-01 12:00:31

Computer security firm Symantec disabled one of the world’s largest networks of infected computers - about 500,000 hijacked computers were taken out of the ZeroAccess botnet army.

Massive Data Leak Discovered In Three Large US Data Providers
2013-09-26 08:33:06

A security research expert has discovered a host of data leaks within three large US databanks, with birthdays and social security numbers being hacked by a powerful botnet and published elsewhere online.

Malware Re-invented To Generate Social Media Buzz
2013-08-18 04:42:13

A virus that originally surfaced over five years ago to swipe credit card numbers and banking information has reportedly been modified in order to pursue a more lucrative target – social media likes and followers.

2013-07-17 23:20:13

A new variation of the notorious Zeus “bank robbing virus” has hit Facebook.

Microsoft FBI Take Down 500M Botnet
2013-06-06 10:59:21

Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (MDCU) has again teamed up with the FBI to take down another large botnet which was responsible for stealing more than $500 million from infected users.

Old Bank Account-Draining Virus Found Spreading On Facebook
2013-06-06 11:31:53

An old virus is gaining some new life on Facebook, infecting users on PCs and even Android and BlackBerry mobile operating systems.

2013-05-10 23:03:39

Session Will Address How Companies Can Combat Cybercriminals at the Points of Login, New Account Origination, and Wire Transfers. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 10,

Rogue Researchers Find Web Is A Very Unsecured Place
2013-03-21 14:10:21

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.


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