botnet

US charges Russian with operating Kelihos spam botnet

US charges Russian with operating Kelihos spam botnet

Seeking his extradition.
Apr 24 2017 6:05AM
Necurs botnet swaps Locky for pump'n'dump scams

Necurs botnet swaps Locky for pump'n'dump scams

Picks up financial fraud spam.
Mar 24 2017 2:27PM
Citadel malware writer 'Kolypto' charged

Citadel malware writer 'Kolypto' charged

Original developer still on the run.
Mar 17 2017 6:29AM
Police arrest bot herder behind attack on millions of routers

Police arrest bot herder behind attack on millions of routers

Faces up to a decade in prison if found guilty.
Feb 24 2017 9:35AM
Deutsche Telekom Mirai attack part of wider global onslaught

Deutsche Telekom Mirai attack part of wider global onslaught

Other organisations likely targeted.
Nov 30 2016 10:28AM
Mirai botnet attacks 900,000 German broadband routers

Mirai botnet attacks 900,000 German broadband routers

Malware attempts to infect routers via remote management feature.
Nov 29 2016 9:00AM
Is the internet of things the new DDoS attack weapon?

Is the internet of things the new DDoS attack weapon?

[Blog post] Leveraging IoT devices for botnets.
Sep 27 2016 3:00PM
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

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