botnets

Microsoft criticised for heavy-handed No-IP domain seizure

Microsoft criticised for heavy-handed No-IP domain seizure

Update: Four million hosts down.
Jul 2 2014 5:31AM
The rise of the white hat vigilante

The rise of the white hat vigilante

Meet the renegades that strike out against the criminal underground.
Sep 12 2013 6:00AM
Obad trojan spreads through Android botnets

Obad trojan spreads through Android botnets

Targets Russians.
Sep 9 2013 6:00AM
Game of Memory could out bots online

Game of Memory could out bots online

Subtle differences in brain function too expensive for bot writers to apply.
Jul 3 2013 5:51PM
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, FBI crack Citadel botnets

Microsoft, FBI crack Citadel botnets

Australian law enforcement contributes to bust.
Jun 6 2013 1:17PM
Microsoft offers CERTs, telcos real-time threat data

Microsoft offers CERTs, telcos real-time threat data

Intel on botnets and malware.
May 31 2013 7:34AM
IIA softens approach on botnets

IIA softens approach on botnets

As code gains international acceptance.
Apr 4 2012 6:30AM
Chinese-built botnets full of bugs

Chinese-built botnets full of bugs

Botnets borrow code, and bugs too.
Oct 6 2011 3:37PM
Botnets go search crazy

Botnets go search crazy

Hundreds of searches found to use paging parameter queries.
Aug 17 2011 12:23PM
Humans replace machines in future botnets

Humans replace machines in future botnets

Human nodes outsmart conventional defences.
Jul 19 2011 5:10PM
Analysis: Offensive action against botnets

Analysis: Offensive action against botnets

Does a botnet takedown set questionable precedents or is it a viable way to cleanse compromised computers?
May 20 2011 11:19AM
Botnets to 'hide in plain view' in 2011

Botnets to 'hide in plain view' in 2011

Botnets will hide within files rather than coming through nasty downloads.
Dec 8 2010 9:24AM
Iranian Cyber Arms shifts efforts toward malware, botnets

Iranian Cyber Arms shifts efforts toward malware, botnets

Twitter hackers building botnet.
Oct 26 2010 2:06PM
Botnets for hire at $10 an hour

Botnets for hire at $10 an hour

Security firm VeriSign finds control of attack systems is being dangerously
democratised.
May 25 2010 1:24PM
Grum and Rustock botnets drive spam to new levels

Grum and Rustock botnets drive spam to new levels

Overall junk email levels rose five per cent in February.
Mar 2 2010 1:27PM
Microsoft begins assault on Waledac botnet

Microsoft begins assault on Waledac botnet

Claims success in shutting down connections.
Feb 26 2010 6:40AM
Stronger botnets and increased spam detections in 2009

Stronger botnets and increased spam detections in 2009

Cybercriminals learn lessons from McColo shutdown.
Dec 9 2009 12:06PM
New blood rejuvenates botnet ranks

New blood rejuvenates botnet ranks

Emergence of networks boosts malware numbers.
Sep 30 2009 1:43PM
Standard offers best practices for ISPs to fight botnets

Standard offers best practices for ISPs to fight botnets

A group charged with developing and promoting internet standards has published a new draft standard calling for measures that internet service providers can use to defeat botnets.
Sep 18 2009 9:54AM

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