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Spider Locates Chameleon Botnet Munching On Click Fraud Revenues
2013-03-20 18:49:36

Spider.io has identified the Chameleon botnet, which costs advertisers roughly $6.2 million a month for ad impressions served to infected computers.

2013-02-17 23:00:24

A cyber threat report(http://www.gtsecuritysummit.com/report.html) says cloud computing has become an evolving platform for botnet-based

Microsoft And Symantec Turn Tables On $1M Per Year Botnet Scam
2013-02-07 14:06:36

The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (MDCU) has taken down a $1 million per year illegal botnet operation that was controlling thousands of PCs unbeknownst to their owners.

2013-01-25 23:03:56

Botnets are large networks of systems or devices which have had their system security compromised and in turn can be used to do the cyber-bidding of an outside attacker, almost always without

Facebook Helps FBI Bring Down Butterfly Botnet
2012-12-12 14:19:58

Today, it was announced that Facebook had a hand in helping the FBI arrest those responsible for a botnet which is said to have stolen as much as $850 million from Facebook users.

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2012-09-13 17:37:01

As careful as they may be, what’s a web-user to do when their brand new PC arrives at their door loaded with malware before they ever plug it into the series of tubes and wires that is the World Wide Web?

Cyber Terrorist Sentenced To 30 Months For Botnet Scheme
2012-09-07 10:47:07

Cyber terrorism fighters everywhere have scored a small victory this week as Joshua Schichtel was sentenced to thirty months in prison for running a botnet that infected some 72,000 computers.

Spam Botnet Defeated
2012-07-19 14:52:50

You can put your children safely to bed tonight with an easy mind: Internet security experts last night were able to take down and defeat Grum, the world’s third-largest botnet.


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