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Microsoft, FBI, Int'l Law Agencies Work Together To Disrupt Botnets
2013-12-06 13:04:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Software giant Microsoft is working with international law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Europol, in an effort to disrupt the ZeroAccess botnets. ZeroAccess, a nefarious network of computers that are infected with malware to trigger online fraud, remains one of the world’s largest botnets in the world and is used to hijack web search results and redirect users to potentially dangerous...

Pony Botnet Steals Two Million Passwords From Social Network Users
2013-12-05 05:51:54

[ Watch the Video: Malicious Botnet Ripped Of Millions Of Passwords ] Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An internet security firm found more than two million stolen passwords for a number of social networking sites posted online. Internet security firm Trustwave detailed the findings in a blog series titled "Look What I Found." The finding included more than two million login credentials gleaned from the Pony Botnet Controller. In the post, Trustwave's Daniel Chechik...

2013-11-06 23:02:17

Exatel, the leading telecommunications operator in Poland, has deployed Arbor Networks to deliver distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack protection. Burlington, Mass. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today announced that Exatel, the leading telecommunications operator in Poland, has deployed Arbor Networks’ Peakflow® SP platform to launch a managed...

Google Shield Protects Web From DDoS Attacks
2013-10-22 10:36:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Further supporting their ideals of openness and free expression, Google has launched a service to protect web from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks which aim to bring down politically-minded websites. Project Shield acts as a protective barrier around these websites to prevent the rapid pinging of a DDoS attack. The online defense is a product from the Google Ideas team, a department of the search giant, which aims to...

2013-10-01 23:18:14

Nagios Enterprises is pleased to announce its 3rd annual Nagios World Conference in North America has just kicked off. The conference, held in Saint Paul, Minnesota, brings together community members and notable industry experts from around the world for three days of presentations, workshops, BoF sessions, networking opportunities, and a special evening event. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 This year's Nagios World Conference has just kicked off, marked by the annual keynote...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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