botnet

International police bring down Beebone botnet

International police bring down Beebone botnet

FBI siezes 100 domains.
Apr 10 2015 5:41PM
Obama unveils proposed cybersecurity laws

Obama unveils proposed cybersecurity laws

Wants to criminalise sale of botnets, stolen financial data.
Jan 14 2015 9:59AM
ACMA creates self-service portal for malware diagnosis

ACMA creates self-service portal for malware diagnosis

Botnet cleaning made somewhat simpler for ISPs, network operators.
Nov 28 2014 6:59AM
First Shellshock botnet attacks Akamai, US DoD networks

First Shellshock botnet attacks Akamai, US DoD networks

Wopbot on the rampage.
Sep 26 2014 7:18AM
Zeus variant uses encryption to evade detection

Zeus variant uses encryption to evade detection

The game isn’t over.
Jul 1 2014 1:16PM
Bot masters in cut-throat DDoS fight

Bot masters in cut-throat DDoS fight

DDoS reaches 300,000 connections a minute.
Apr 14 2014 10:45AM
'Pony' botnet used to steal bitcoins

'Pony' botnet used to steal bitcoins

Full value unknown.
Feb 25 2014 6:51AM
DDoS trojan ferrets SMB data

DDoS trojan ferrets SMB data

New malware found.
Dec 20 2013 12:00PM
Fake Firefox add-on snares users in botnet

Fake Firefox add-on snares users in botnet

Infects more than 12,500 PCs.
Dec 17 2013 9:00AM
ZeroAccess taken down

ZeroAccess taken down

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 that targets search engines and browsers.
Dec 9 2013 6:30AM
Feds pounce on $50k-a-month botnet theft ring

Feds pounce on $50k-a-month botnet theft ring

A 19-year-old Argentinean man was arrested and charged with running a botnet that stole funds from gaming and money transfer sites.
Sep 18 2013 8:57AM
Teenager busted for running $50,000-a-month botnet

Teenager busted for running $50,000-a-month botnet

Cops open 'Operation Zombie'.
Sep 18 2013 8:23AM
Pushdo spits fake domains at white hats

Pushdo spits fake domains at white hats

Domain generating algo used.
Sep 16 2013 9:00AM
Botnet likely behind massive Tor user spike

Botnet likely behind massive Tor user spike

Userbase boomed from 500,000 users to 3.5 million in a month.
Sep 12 2013 1:16PM
Botnets 3.0: Global malware

Botnets 3.0: Global malware

Thanks to willing accomplices and easy-to-use technology, the threat from linked computers is expanding.
Jul 3 2013 8:53AM
Microsoft defends sinkholing Citadel

Microsoft defends sinkholing Citadel

Takedown draws criticism.
Jun 28 2013 9:47AM
Citadel falls

Citadel falls

Botnet down but probably not out.
Jun 7 2013 11:42AM
Revised icode applied to mobiles

Revised icode applied to mobiles

ISPs asked to cut off infected tablets, smartphones.
Jun 4 2013 7:18AM
Revised icode applied to mobile devices

Revised icode applied to mobile devices

ISPs asked to cut off infected tablets, smartphones.
May 31 2013 9:19AM
Beta Bot banking malware surfaces

Beta Bot banking malware surfaces

Includes rootkit that blocks security sites.
May 30 2013 10:45AM

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