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White House Officials Declare War On Botnets
2012-05-31 10:47:31

Officials from the White House have announced a coordinated effort with several trade groups and private companies to combat botnets, reports Grant Gross from IDG News Service. Members of the Industry Botnet Group (IBG) will share information, educate users and promote innovation with the aim of mitigating threats. Members have agreed to report on attacks and the measures they´ve used to combat infected networks, members of President Obama´s administration announced....

2012-05-28 23:00:49

New reduced prices and increased performance of the Captcha Monster add-on. (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 Captcha codes are illegible letters and numbers, often colorful, blurry and jagged, that a user must enter to prove the user is not a robot. The theory is that robots will not be able to figure out what the Captcha code is, so the robot will not be able to access the website. One of the problems with Captcha codes is that they are illegible to humans and robots, so some find it a hassle to...

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2012-05-24 19:13:56

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com The creator of the Bredolab botnet–a 2010 bot used mostly to send spam emails–has just been sentenced to 4 years in prison by an Armenian district court. Gregory Avanesov, a 27-year-old Russian of Armenian descent, was sentenced on charges of creating and distributing the Bredolab virus. In the end, his botnet is said to have infected more than 30 million computers globally, stealing passwords and other private information, as well as pushing...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.