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Cutwail botnet authors behind wave of malicious IRS spam

Cutwail botnet authors behind wave of malicious IRS spam

Malware-laden emails, at a rate of 90,000 an hour, are trying to dupe recipients into believing they were implicated in defrauding the IRS.
Sep 10 2009 9:29AM
Malware authors cut out attachments

Malware authors cut out attachments

Infected web pages now the attack du jour.
Apr 27 2007 10:57AM
GPL3 authors to sabotage Novell-Microsoft patent pact

GPL3 authors to sabotage Novell-Microsoft patent pact

Upcoming licence to add a clause to prevent indirect patent licence fees.
Nov 22 2006 10:48AM
Malware authors hungry for profit

Malware authors hungry for profit

Hackers creating increasing numbers of trojans and bots for financial gain.
Sep 7 2006 8:45AM
Tougher sentence demanded for TKBot-A Trojan authors

Tougher sentence demanded for TKBot-A Trojan authors

The vast majority of business PC users believe that UK legal authorities were too soft on the members of the Thr34t-Krew cyber crime gang who were sentenced last week for causing unauthorised modification of computers with intent.
Oct 17 2005 10:12AM
Virus authors take a vacation, phishers keep working

Virus authors take a vacation, phishers keep working

Virus authors appear to have gone on holiday, according to a new report.
Aug 4 2005 12:12PM
Virus authors form league of ungentlemanly fiends

Virus authors form league of ungentlemanly fiends

An anti-virus expert is claiming that virus writers are working together, leading to the development of more widespread and dangerous malware.
Mar 9 2005 4:27PM
"Give us a job", say MyDoom authors

"Give us a job", say MyDoom authors

The authors of the latest MyDoom email worm variants have embedded a secret message inside their malicious code that asks for a job in the anti-virus industry, security researchers have discovered.
Sep 13 2004 9:52AM
Unmasking the authors

Unmasking the authors

Education should play an important part in preventing the next generation of virus writers, says Chris Belthoff.
Jan 12 2004 5:10PM

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