botnet

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
Pushdo revived with domain-generator algo

Pushdo revived with domain-generator algo

Command and control concealed.
May 20 2013 9:25AM
SpyEye trojan developer extradited to US

SpyEye trojan developer extradited to US

One of the masterminds behind the pernicious SpyEye banking trojan has been extradited to the United States, where he will face charges for computer and wire fraud.
May 8 2013 1:05PM
WordPress botnet targets admin accounts

WordPress botnet targets admin accounts

Massive brute force botnet.
Apr 16 2013 11:06AM
Bitcoin miner botnet booms

Bitcoin miner botnet booms

100,000 infections each week.
Apr 12 2013 9:44AM
Enormous global embedded device botnet built

Enormous global embedded device botnet built

Done for the fun of it.
Mar 21 2013 9:38AM
Researcher builds enormous global botnet for Internet survey

Researcher builds enormous global botnet for Internet survey

Embedded Carna-ge.
Mar 21 2013 7:10AM
Indian Govt pays bounty for botnet probe

Indian Govt pays bounty for botnet probe

Text file dropped on server, but organiser says botnet was not attacked.
Mar 12 2013 8:36PM
Dell builds sinkhole data-sharing platform

Dell builds sinkhole data-sharing platform

Builds and shares open source tool.
Mar 5 2013 10:30AM

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