Tag: zombie

Zombie TV attack was dead easy 
By Jim Finkle | Feb 15, 2013 | Comment Now 
Poor password security blamed for Emergency System hack.
White House seeks counsel on ISP industry code 
By Brett Winterford | May 30, 2011 | Comment Now 
IIA chief invited to meeting to discuss iCode.
ISPs sign up to voluntary anti-zombie code 
ACMA: 30,000 Australian PCs infected every day 
By Mahesh Sharma | Nov 25, 2010 | Comment Now 
Regulator working on new zombie-tracking portal for ISPs.
Fifty ISPs harbour half the world's zombies 
By Liam Tung | Nov 15, 2010 | Comment Now 
Report smashes link between broadband speeds and botnets.
Conficker claims five million computers 
By Dan Raywood | Aug 31, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Conficker worm is still lurking around the internet four months after it supposedly peaked.
Twitter used as botnet command-and-control hub 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Aug 17, 2009 | Comment Now 
Researchers have discovered that Twitter messages were used to issue new instructions to bots.
Botnet armies driving spam to new heights 
By Phil Muncaster | Jul 30, 2009 | Comment Now 
More than 150,000 computers being infected every day, says McAfee.
Botnet ranks continue to swell 
By Shaun Nichols | May 5, 2009 | Comment Now 
The number of computers being infected for use in botnets has soared in recent months, according to McAfee.
Zombie botnet targets iPhone buyers 
By Robert Jaques | Jul 17, 2007 | Comment Now 
'One of the most sophisticated' scams in recent times.
US court throws book at zombie bot-masters 
By Robert Jaques | Jul 11, 2007 | Comment Now 
Two men charged with organised crime and money laundering.
SANS Institute threatened in zombie spam message 
By Dan Kaplan | Feb 26, 2007 | Comment Now 
The US SANS Internet Storm Center on Thursday received a malware sample that contained code with a not-so-endearing message for the organisation.
Zombie botnets attack global DNS servers 
By Robert Jaques | Feb 8, 2007 | Comment Now 
Sustained attack launched last night.
ISPs fear zombie attacks 
By IT Week | Jul 6, 2006 | Comment Now 
Spam, security and service differentiation are causing headaches, accordingto StreamShield’s research.
Zombie hacker pleads guilty to hospital infection 
By William Eazel | May 8, 2006 | Comment Now 
A U.S. man has pleaded guilty of creating a zombie network of 50,000 computers to launch a devastating attack against a Seattle hospital.
Australians go zombie hunting 
By Vivienne Fisher | Nov 7, 2005 | Comment Now 
A zombie-hunting program has been launched by the ACMA, in a bid to identify infected computers which have Australian internet addresses.
US branded worst spamming nation as impact of zombie computers rises 
By William Eazel | Oct 18, 2005 | Comment Now 
Recent attempts to can spam in the United States appear to be paying off, with a newly published study reporting that the country now relays “substantially less” of the world's ...
Zombie PCs spewing spam 
By Marcia Savage | Aug 10, 2005 | Comment Now 
Zombie PCs accounted for more than half of all spam in July, according to email security firm MX Logic.
Big ISP = Big zombie army 
By David Quainton | Jun 15, 2005 | Comment Now 
Swathes of virus-infected PC’s are being hosted on some of the world’s biggest ISP’s including AOL, Bellsouth and Verizon.
'Shocking' new zombie internet threat 
By Marcia Savage | May 26, 2005 | Comment Now 
An average of 172,009 new zombies surfaced on the internet every day this month, according to recently released research by CipherTrust.
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