Botnet

10.25.15
Malware turns hundreds of security cameras into a botnet
10.25.15

Malware turns hundreds of security cameras into a botnet

Recently discovered botnet code used hundreds of CCTV cameras to attack a major cloud service.

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07.15.15
Darkode cybercrime forum seized as police arrest 28 members
07.15.15

Darkode cybercrime forum seized as police arrest 28 members

The FBI, Europol and law enforcement from 20 countries teamed up to take down a well-known cybercrime forum and dozens of its members.

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02.26.15
Police kill money-stealing botnet that infected millions of PCs
02.26.15

Police kill money-stealing botnet that infected millions of PCs

Europol and police forces across Europe have shut down Ramnit, a botnet that infected up to three...

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02.19.15
Google fights rule that would let the US hack devices worldwide
02.19.15

Google fights rule that would let the US hack devices worldwide

The US is already snooping on computers around the world, but Google is worried that it might be s...

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02.11.15
Facebook helps online services warn each other about security threats
02.11.15

Facebook helps online services warn each other about security threats

Malware frequently strikes multiple targets, but online services rarely do a great job of warning...

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10.06.14
Apple updates Xprotect malware definitions to shut down 'iWorm' Mac botnet
10.06.14

Apple updates Xprotect malware definitions to shut down 'iWorm' Mac botnet

Apple this weekend updated its XProtect malware blacklisting system in OS X to address the recent i...

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10.03.14
Thousands of Macs infected with OS X botnet malware controlled via Reddit
10.03.14

Thousands of Macs infected with OS X botnet malware controlled via Reddit

Russian security researchers from anti-virus company Dr Web have discovered a new OS X botnet that...

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08.06.14
Security firms help Cryptolocker malware victims get their files back
08.06.14

Security firms help Cryptolocker malware victims get their files back

Remember Cryptolocker? It was a clever but terrible piece of malware that encrypted files on your...

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02.25.14
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies compromised by Pony botnet
02.25.14

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies compromised by Pony botnet

It looks like the Pony botnet that stole two million passwords in December has an even more egregi...

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