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Asprox botnet launches new wave of SQL injection

Asprox botnet launches new wave of SQL injection

Unknown number of websites compromised.
Oct 7 2009 10:46AM
Commentary: Does anyone like Norton Antivirus?

Commentary: Does anyone like Norton Antivirus?

Five years ago, I asked if anybody liked using Norton Antivirus and the response from readers was an overwhelming 'no'.
Sep 23 2009 12:24AM
Twitter used as botnet command-and-control hub

Twitter used as botnet command-and-control hub

Researchers have discovered that Twitter messages were used to issue new instructions to bots.
Aug 17 2009 11:24AM
FTC shuts down ISP over spam and botnets

FTC shuts down ISP over spam and botnets

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has convinced a court to shut down the operations of a rogue internet service provider (ISP) that it claims was hosting spamming systems, child pornography and botnets.
Jun 5 2009 2:01PM
Brazilian bot herder to be extradited to U.S.

Brazilian bot herder to be extradited to U.S.

A federal grand jury in New Orleans has indicted a Brazilian man on charges he operated a botnet that was used to deliver spam.
Aug 26 2008 12:16PM
FBI 'Bot Roast' scores string of arrests

FBI 'Bot Roast' scores string of arrests

The FBI has claimed that the second phase of 'Operation Bot Roast' has uncovered $20m in illegal activity and led to eight arrests.
Dec 4 2007 7:21AM
Symantec boosts bot protection for managed services

Symantec boosts bot protection for managed services

Symantec has boosted the botnet protection of its Managed Security Service (MSS) for Australian customers after reporting a seven percent global increase in the use of the malicious technique in a recent threat report.
Oct 16 2007 2:49PM
Symantec adds bot intelligence to managed service

Symantec adds bot intelligence to managed service

Symantec has announced that it has integrated bot intelligence into its managed security service.
Oct 9 2007 12:54PM
IRC bot a growing threat to enterprise networks

IRC bot a growing threat to enterprise networks

A new internet relay chat (IRC) bot is building an even larger zombie family that could pose a significant threat to enterprise networks, security researchers said today.
Mar 8 2007 12:44AM
Bot claims to crack malware in minutes

Bot claims to crack malware in minutes

Threat Expert touted as a way of analysing online threats quickly.
Feb 6 2007 8:41AM
Bot herder charged in Akamai attack

Bot herder charged in Akamai attack

Florida man faces up to two years in jail.
Oct 26 2006 9:55AM
Bot software tops virus list for August

Bot software tops virus list for August

Smaller but more virulent outbreaks.
Sep 12 2006 9:52AM
New IM, email bot creates own p2p network

New IM, email bot creates own p2p network

Email and instant messenger users are being warned about a new bot in the wild that creates a peer-to-peer (p2p) network of infected host PCs.
May 2 2006 6:26PM
Australians go zombie hunting

Australians go zombie hunting

A zombie-hunting program has been launched by the ACMA, in a bid to identify infected computers which have Australian internet addresses.
Nov 7 2005 2:44PM
Bots increase in April

Bots increase in April

Bots accounted for 35 percent of all malicious code detected in April, an increase of 14 percent from March figures according to security vendor Fortinet
May 9 2005 2:30PM
More phishing attacks and bot networks likely in 2005

More phishing attacks and bot networks likely in 2005

The next year will bring more phishing attacks and bot networks as cybercriminals look for quick profit, Symantec researchers predict.
Dec 13 2004 7:48PM

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