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MySQL Servers Hijacked With Malware To Perform DDoS Attacks 55 comments
Despite Takedown, the Dridex Botnet Is Running Again 57 comments
Compromised CCTV and NAS Devices Found Participating In DDoS Attacks 64 comments
Cyberattacks: Do Motives and Attribution Matter? 44 comments
Citadel Botnet Operator Gets 4.5 Years In Prison 42 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should I Publish My Collection of Email Spamming IP Addresses? 106 comments
WordPress Hacks Behind Surging Neutrino EK Traffic 51 comments
Cleaning Up Botnets Takes Years, May Never Be Completed 74 comments
Ask Slashdot: Who's Going To Win the Malware Arms Race? 155 comments
Obama Administration Wants More Legal Power To Disrupt Botnets 67 comments
3 Million Strong RAMNIT Botnet Taken Down 23 comments
FBI Offers $3 Million Reward For Russian Hacker 66 comments
Lizard Stresser DDoS-for-Hire Service Built On Hacked Home Routers 65 comments
Bots Scanning GitHub To Steal Amazon EC2 Keys 119 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Should We Do About the DDoS Problem? 312 comments
Android Botnet Evolves, Could Pose Threat To Corporate Networks 54 comments
First Shellshock Botnet Attacking Akamai, US DoD Networks 236 comments
Akamai Warns: Linux Systems Infiltrated and Controlled In a DDoS Botnet 230 comments
New Cridex Malware Copies Tactics From GameOver Zeus 18 comments
Alleged Massive Account and Password Seizure By Russian Group 126 comments
Internet Census 2012 Data Examined: Authentic, But Chaotic and Unethical 32 comments
Pushdo Trojan Infects 11,000 Systems In 24 Hours 32 comments
Gameover ZeuS Re-Emerges As Fast-Fluxing Botnet 62 comments
200-400 Gbps DDoS Attacks Are Now Normal 92 comments
Massive Android Mobile Botnet Hijacking SMS Data 117 comments
Europol, Microsoft Target 2-Million Strong ZeroAccess Click Fraud Botnet 44 comments
A Mercenary Approach To Botnets 34 comments
A Live Map of Ongoing DDoS Attacks 46 comments
The Hail Mary Cloud and the Lessons Learned 99 comments
Sinkhole Sucks Brains From Wasteful Bitcoin Mining Botnet 203 comments
Security Company Attributes Tor Traffic Surge To Botnet 55 comments
US Mounted 231 Offensive Cyber-operations In 2011, Runs Worldwide Botnet 367 comments
Kelihos Relying On CBL Blacklists To Evaluate New Bots 23 comments
Ad Networks Lay Path To Million-Strong Browser Botnet 105 comments
Microsoft, FBI Takedown Citadel Botnet 58 comments
Ruby On Rails Exploit Used To Build IRC Botnet 91 comments
Wordpress Sites Under Wide-Scale Brute Force Attack 110 comments
New OS X Trojan Adware Injects Ads Into Chrome, Firefox, Safari 129 comments
Botnet Uses Default Passwords To Conduct "Internet Census 2012" 222 comments
Rich Countries Suffer Less Malware, Says Microsoft Study 84 comments
Alleged ZeuS Botmaster Arrested For Stealing $100M From US Banks 76 comments
Tor Network Used To Command Skynet Botnet 105 comments
Microsoft Disrupts Nitol Botnet 92 comments
Arizona Botnet Controller Draws 30-Month Federal Sentence 76 comments
A Month After Grum Botnet Takedown, Spam Back To Previous Levels 47 comments
Inside the Grum Botnet 34 comments
Botnet Flaw Lets Researchers Disrupt Attacks 26 comments
New Round of Server Take-Downs Fells Grum Botnet 14 comments
Dutch Police Takedown C&Cs Used By Grum Botnet 45 comments
White House Announces Initiative To Fight Botnets 89 comments
Four Years Jail For Bredolab Botnet Author 47 comments
Apple Updates Java To Include Flashback Removal 121 comments
Stuxnet Allegedly Loaded By Iranian Double Agents 167 comments
Apple Snubs Security Firm That Spotted Mac Botnet 409 comments
MacControl Trojan Being Used In Targeted Attacks Against OS X Users 187 comments
Taking Down DNSChanger: A First Person Account 46 comments
Political Party's Leadership Election Hit By DDoS Attack 100 comments
Microsoft Leads Sting Operation Against Zeus Botnets 114 comments
Anonymous Supporters Tricked Into Installing Trojan 184 comments
New ZeuS Botnet No Longer Needs Central Command Servers 137 comments
Tools, Techniques, Procedures of the RSA Hackers Revealed 54 comments
Kelihos Botnet Comes Back To Life 97 comments
Microsoft Names Reputed Head of Kelihos Botnet 30 comments
Koobface Malware Traced To 5 Russians 64 comments
Leaked Online Chats Expose Author of Largest Spam Botnet 78 comments
Microsoft Drops Suit Against Firm In Botnet Case 49 comments
Most Sophisticated Rootkit Getting an Overhaul 104 comments
Hackers Buying IPv4 Blocks To Evade Detection 89 comments
The Inside Story of the Kelihos Takedown 83 comments
Microsoft Disables Kelihos Botnet 94 comments
SpyEye Botnet Nets Fraudster $3.2M In Six Months 99 comments
Microsoft Offers $250,000 Reward For Botnet Info 99 comments
Spammers Prefer Compromised Accounts To Botnets 53 comments
Microsoft: No Botnet Is Indestructible 245 comments
Massive Botnet "Indestructible," Say Researchers 583 comments
Multiplatform Java Botnet Spotted In the Wild 203 comments
Feds To Remotely Uninstall Bot From Some PCs 211 comments
DOJ Gets Court Permission To Attack Botnet 84 comments
Spam Drops 1/3 After Rustock Botnet Gets Crushed 199 comments
Microsoft Conducts Massive Botnet Takedown Action 302 comments
The Life of a Cybercrime Investigator 79 comments
Years-Old Conficker Worm Still a Threat 71 comments
Hackers Increasingly Using Twitter For Botnets 56 comments
Hackers Bringing Telnet Back 238 comments
Storm Botnet Returns As Part of New Year's Attacks 66 comments
Raising a Botnet In Captivity 60 comments
Operation Payback and Hactivism 101 423 comments
Has Progress Been Made In Fighting DDoS Attacks? 206 comments
'Anonymous' WikiLeaks Proponents Not So Anonymous 390 comments
Researchers Tracking Emerging 'Darkness' Botnet 85 comments
A Third of World's Spam From One Russian Man 233 comments
Aussie Gov't Decides ISPs Aren't Responsible For Infected Computers 129 comments
50 ISPs Harbor Half of All Infected Machines 140 comments
Researchers Take Down Koobface Servers 35 comments
Former Student Gets 30 Months For Political DDoS Attacks 486 comments
Massive DDoS Cuts Myanmar Off From Net 149 comments
Bredolab Botnet Taken Down 187 comments
Rise of the Small Botnet 61 comments
Iranian Cyber Army Moves Into Botnet Renting 63 comments
Hacker Business Models 96 comments
Microsoft Looks To Courts For Botnet Takedowns 93 comments
US Reigns As Most Bot-Infected Country 121 comments
Should ISPs Cut Off Bot-infected Users? 486 comments
Comcast Warns Customers Suspected of Bot Infection 196 comments
Software Theft a Problem For Actual Thieves, Too 152 comments
US, NY Bust 92 Mules In 'ZeuS Trojan' Crime Ring 97 comments
Researchers Cripple Pushdo Botnet 129 comments
Large Zeus Botnet Used For Financial Fraud 68 comments
Suspected Mariposa Botnet Creator Arrested 95 comments
Attackers Using Social Networks For Botnet Control 40 comments
Photo Kiosks Infecting Customers' USB Devices 288 comments
Botnets Using Ubiquity For Security 95 comments
Prosecuting DDoS Attacks? 164 comments
Symantec Finds Server Containing 44 Million Stolen Gaming Credentials 146 comments
Mariposa Botmasters Sought Real Jobs After Arrest 92 comments
Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Building Botnet-For-Hire 95 comments
A Year's Further Research On an Espionage Network 61 comments
Seeking Competitive Advantage, For Malware 39 comments
Microsoft Fuzzing Botnet Finds 1,800 Office Bugs 111 comments
The Biggest Cloud Providers Are Botnets 116 comments
How To Avoid a Botnet Infection? 396 comments
Naming and Shaming "Bad" ISPs 79 comments
Memory Cards of 3,000 Phones Infected By Malware 63 comments
Waledac Botnet Now Completely Offline, Experts Say 91 comments
The Coming Botnet Stock Exchange 105 comments
Malware Authors Learn Market Segmentation From the Best 49 comments
Zeus Botnet Down But Not Out 67 comments
Zeus Botnet Dealt a Blow As ISPs Troyak, Group 3 Knocked Out 156 comments
HTC Android Phones Found With Malware Pre-Installed 158 comments
Microsoft Secretly Beheads Notorious Waledac Botnet 381 comments
Chuck Norris Attacks Linux-Based Routers, Modems 193 comments
Operation Titstorm Hits the Streets 458 comments
Anonymous Speaks About Australian Gov't. Attacks 235 comments
New Russian Botnet Tries To Kill Rivals 136 comments
Man Challenges 250,000 Strong Botnet and Succeeds 206 comments
Deconstructing a Pump-and-Dump Spam Botnet 382 comments

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