Latest Storm botnet Stories
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.
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.
Spider.io has identified the Chameleon botnet, which costs advertisers roughly $6.2 million a month for ad impressions served to infected computers.
A cyber threat report(http://www.gtsecuritysummit.com/report.html) says cloud computing has become an evolving platform for botnet-based
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.
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?
A computer virus named DNS Changer was run by an Estonian crime ring until last November when authorities and the FBI shut it down. The virus, first used in 2007, hijacked users’ computers without their knowledge to generate fraudulent clicks on adverts.
Tens of thousands of Americans may lose their internet service Monday unless they check for (and remove) malware on their computers that may have installed itself on their machines more than a year ago.
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.
A new report from security firm Symantec shows the Flashback botnet was busy earning its makers cold hard cash to the tune of $10,000 a day.
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