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Europe's Cybersecurity Agency Gears Up for War on Botnets !

Europe's Cybersecurity Agency Gears Up for War on Botnets !

March 11, 2011Mohit Kumar
The  European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) , Europe’s Cyber security agency, issued a report focused on botnets this week...
FBI — Botnets Infecting 18 Computers per Second. But How Many of Them NSA Holds?

FBI — Botnets Infecting 18 Computers per Second. But How Many of Them NSA Holds?

July 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Botnets - a secretly compromised networks of ordinary home and office computers with rogue software or "malware" that are c...
Europe prepares for war with botnets !

Europe prepares for war with botnets !

March 09, 2011Mohit Kumar
EU cyber security agency ENISA has warned that ISPs, end users and governments all have a role to play in stopping the global menace of botn...
Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Operating Kelihos Botnet

Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Operating Kelihos Botnet

September 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
The Russian man who was accused of operating the infamous Kelihos botnet has finally pleaded guilty in a U.S. federal court. Peter Yury...
Report : Attacks on social media to rise in 2011 !

Report : Attacks on social media to rise in 2011 !

January 05, 2011Mohit Kumar
ESET, a security solution provider for viruses and malicious software, has released its cyber-threat report for 2011, predicting that attack...
FBI seized Citadel banking Trojan servers

FBI seized Citadel banking Trojan servers

June 06, 2013Mohit Kumar
Microsoft and the FBI have taken down a botnet that controlled millions of infected PCs, which was responsible for massive bank fraud....
THOR : Another P2P Botnet in development with extra stealth features

THOR : Another P2P Botnet in development with extra stealth features

March 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
THOR : Another P2P Botnet in development with extra stealth features The research community is now focusing on the integration of peer-to-...
Chinese Electronics Firm to Recall its Smart Cameras recently used to Take Down Internet

Chinese Electronics Firm to Recall its Smart Cameras recently used to Take Down Internet

October 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
You might be surprised to know that your security cameras, Internet-connected toasters and refrigerators may have inadvertently participa...
40th anniversary of the computer virus !

40th anniversary of the computer virus !

March 14, 2011Mohit Kumar
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Creeper, the world’s first computer virus. From Creeper to Stuxnet, the last four decades saw the nu...
IoT Botnets Found Using Default Credentials for C&C Server Databases

IoT Botnets Found Using Default Credentials for C&C Server Databases

June 04, 2018Mohit Kumar
Not following cybersecurity best practices could not only cost online users but also cost cybercriminals. Yes, sometimes hackers don'...
New Botnet Hunts for Linux — Launching 20 DDoS Attacks/Day at 150Gbps

New Botnet Hunts for Linux — Launching 20 DDoS Attacks/Day at 150Gbps

September 29, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A network of compromised Linux servers has grown so powerful that it can blow large websites off the Internet by launching crippling Dis...
Beebone Botnet Taken Down By International Cybercrime Taskforce

Beebone Botnet Taken Down By International Cybercrime Taskforce

April 10, 2015Swati Khandelwal
U.S. and European law enforcement agencies have shut down a highly sophisticated piece of the botnet that had infected more than 12,000 ...
Over 20Gbps DDoS attacks Now Become Common for Hackers

Over 20Gbps DDoS attacks Now Become Common for Hackers

March 30, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Distributed Denial of Service ( DDoS ) attack has become more sophisticated and complex and therefore has become one of the favorite...
Tor Network used to Host 900 Botnets and hidden Darknet Markets

Tor Network used to Host 900 Botnets and hidden Darknet Markets

March 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Tor network offers users browse the Internet anonymously and is mostly used by activists, journalists to conceal their online activities...
Fraud-as-a-Service of Zeus Malware advertised on social network

Fraud-as-a-Service of Zeus Malware advertised on social network

April 28, 2013Anonymous
Cyber crime enterprise is showing a growing interest in monetization of botnets , the most targeted sector in recent months is banking....
9 million PCs infected with ZeroAccess botnet

9 million PCs infected with ZeroAccess botnet

September 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
In recent months, we've seen the rootkit family Win32/Sirefef and Win64/Sirefef (also known as ZeroAccess Botnet ) update its command an...
Hackers selling cheap BOTNETs and DDOS on forums

Hackers selling cheap BOTNETs and DDOS on forums

January 06, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hackers selling cheap BOTNETs and DDOS on forums The Internet has revolutionized shopping around the world. Security researchers F-Secure r...
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