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Monday, 03 November 2014 14:09

Botnets breeding by Bash bug

Akamai's security operation has warned that it has detected the use of the Shellshock security flaw to co-opt systems into botnets that are then used for DDoS attacks.

Published in Security
Thursday, 05 April 2012 16:43

Flashback captures half a million Mac bots

A Russian security software developer has estimated that the Flashback trojan has infected more than 550,000 Macs, and more than 32,000 of them are in Australia.

Published in Security
Thursday, 23 February 2012 10:41

Zeusbot goes P2P to avoid blocking efforts

A variant of the Zeusbot/Spyeye malware has done away with the need for a command and control server, presenting a challenge for future takedown efforts.

Published in Security



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