Latest Botnets Stories

2010-02-27 08:25:00

Writing in the International Journal of Information and Computer Security, US computer scientists reveal that the honeypot trap designed to protect computers from Botnets are now vulnerable to attack because of advances in Botnet malware.

2010-02-26 06:25:00

Microsoft announced Thursday that it had been given the go-ahead to cripple a massive network which has been sending out millions of spam emails.

2010-02-18 07:00:00

HERNDON , Va., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NetWitness, the world leader in advanced persistent threat detection and real-time network forensics, announced today that its analysts have discovered a dangerous new ZeuS botnet affecting 75,000 systems in 2,500 organizations around the world.

2009-10-20 13:20:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Damballa, Inc., a security company focused on protecting enterprises from botnet breaches, today announced that it has joined the McAfee® Security Innovation Alliance(TM) (SIA) partner program.

2009-10-11 08:45:00

Comcast Corp is seeking help from its subscribers in fighting the armies of "botnets" that devour bandwidth by sending spam and facilitating cybercrime.

2009-09-23 09:31:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Damballa, Inc., the only security company focused on identification and mitigation of bot-driven targeted attacks against the enterprise, today announced the company's strategic Advisory Board.

2009-08-04 18:57:05

The Conficker botnet, released as an April Fools' joke, seems to still be around, a U.S. computer security officer said. ABC News reported more than 5.5 million computers remain infected by the convincingly written rogue computer code that contained a vague threat April 1.

2009-07-26 07:36:54

Fake Internet postcards circulating through e-mail inboxes worldwide are carrying links to the virus known as Zeus Bot.

2009-05-19 07:00:00

Company Chosen for Prestigious Award over Thousands of Applicants ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Damballa, Inc., the only security company focused on protecting enterprises from bot-driven targeted attacks, today announced the company has won the 2009 Red Herring 100.

2009-04-24 15:10:00

Just as many computer security experts began to believe it was a fluke, the Conficker virus apparently slowly became active weeks after its expected April 1 launch date.

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