Latest Storm botnet Stories

2010-03-03 07:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA CONFERENCE 2010 -- According to IT security firms Panda Security and Defence Intelligence, the Mariposa botnet, a massive network of infected computers designed to steal sensitive information, has been shutdown and three suspected criminals accused of operating the botnet have been arrested by Spanish law enforcement.

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.

2010-02-18 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.

2009-12-31 05:55:00

According to Web security company McAfee Labs, social networking sites will face an increase in complex and sophisticated hacks in 2010.

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.

2009-08-04 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.

2009-04-22 15:20:23


2009-04-22 15:53:43

Security experts say malicious hackers have taken over almost two million PCs globally, including machines inside UK and US government departments.

2009-04-08 12:55:00

According to a recent report issued by Microsoft’s security wing, more than 97% of the e-mails sent daily over the internet are spam.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).