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The Necurs email botnet has made a return and, apart from spreading new variants of the Locky ransomware and the Trickybot trojan, also has new functionality that gathers telemetry data from the Windows desktop of its victims.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 12:24

DDoS attacks showed big rise this year: report

Mitigation of distributed denial of service attacks in the first 11 months of 2016 by information services vendor Neustar have increased by 40% over the previous year, the company claims in a report.

Published in Security
Sunday, 11 December 2016 09:47

DDoS game used to broaden hacker's botnet: report

A Turkish hacker who goes by the handle Mehmet has created what appears to be a game, wherein he awards points and hacking software as prizes to fellow hackers who participate in a DDoS game.

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