Tag: botnet

First Shellshock botnet attacks Akamai, US DoD networks 
 
Zeus variant uses encryption to evade detection 
 
Bot masters in cut-throat DDoS fight 
By Darren Pauli | Apr 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
DDoS reaches 300,000 connections a minute.
 
'Pony' botnet used to steal bitcoins 
By Jim Finkle | Feb 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Full value unknown.
 
DDoS trojan ferrets SMB data 
By Doug Drinkwater | Dec 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
New malware found.
 
Fake Firefox add-on snares users in botnet 
By Adam Greenberg | Dec 17, 2013 | Comment Now 
Infects more than 12,500 PCs.
 
ZeroAccess taken down 
By Adam Greenberg | Dec 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Microsoft announced on Thursday that its Digital Crimes Unit - in conjunction with the FBI, Europol's EC3 and technology companies such as A10 Networks - has disrupted a botnet ...
 
Feds pounce on $50k-a-month botnet theft ring 
By Adam Greenberg | Sep 18, 2013 | Comment Now 
A 19-year-old Argentinean man was arrested and charged with running a botnet that stole funds from gaming and money transfer sites.
 
Teenager busted for running $50,000-a-month botnet 
By Adam Greenberg | Sep 18, 2013 | Comment Now 
Cops open 'Operation Zombie'.
 
Pushdo spits fake domains at white hats 
By Danielle Walker | Sep 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Domain generating algo used.
 
Botnet likely behind massive Tor user spike 
By Adam Greenberg | Sep 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
Userbase boomed from 500,000 users to 3.5 million in a month.
 
Botnets 3.0: Global malware 
By Karen Epper Hoffman | Jul 3, 2013 | Comment Now 
Thanks to willing accomplices and easy-to-use technology, the threat from linked computers is expanding.
 
Microsoft defends sinkholing Citadel 
By Dan Raywood | Jun 28, 2013 | Comment Now 
Takedown draws criticism.
 
Citadel falls 
By Dan Kaplan | Jun 7, 2013 | Comment Now 
Botnet down but probably not out.
 
Revised icode applied to mobiles 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
ISPs asked to cut off infected tablets, smartphones.
 
Revised icode applied to mobile devices 
By Brett Winterford | May 31, 2013 | Comment Now 
ISPs asked to cut off infected tablets, smartphones.
 
Beta Bot banking malware surfaces 
By Danielle Walker | May 30, 2013 | Comment Now 
Includes rootkit that blocks security sites.
 
Pushdo revived with domain-generator algo 
By Danielle Walker | May 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Command and control concealed.
 
SpyEye trojan developer extradited to US 
By Dan Kaplan | May 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
One of the masterminds behind the pernicious SpyEye banking trojan has been extradited to the United States, where he will face charges for computer and wire fraud.
 
WordPress botnet targets admin accounts 
By Danielle Walker | Apr 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Massive brute force botnet.
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