botnet

Mirai botnet hacker ordered to pay US$8.6 million in damages

Mirai botnet hacker ordered to pay US$8.6 million in damages

Will serve six months under house arrest.
Christopher Bing Oct 29 2018, 11:05AM Security
Three men plead guilty to Mirai IoT botnet attack

Three men plead guilty to Mirai IoT botnet attack

Attack last year led to widespread internet outages.
Lindsey O'Donnell Dec 14 2017, 11:29AM Security
Webcams, IoT gadgets hijacked to launch DDoS attacks

Webcams, IoT gadgets hijacked to launch DDoS attacks

LizardStresser enslaves devices.
Doug Olenick Jul 5 2016, 11:00PM Security
Android: "99% of devices vulnerable"

Android: "99% of devices vulnerable"

Flaw allows hacking
Shona Ghosh Jul 5 2013, 8:16AM Mobility
Citadel falls

Citadel falls

Botnet down but probably not out.
Dan Kaplan Jun 7 2013, 11:01AM Collaboration
World-wide embedded botnet built

World-wide embedded botnet built

Done for the fun of it.
Juha Saarinen Mar 22 2013, 7:34AM Security
Microsoft thwarts Nitol botnet with restraining order

Microsoft thwarts Nitol botnet with restraining order

Swipes domain.
Danielle Walker Sep 14 2012, 8:04AM Security
Researchers question Android spam botnet

Researchers question Android spam botnet

More proof needed.
Fahmida Y. Rashid Jul 9 2012, 8:06AM Security
Android botnet pushes out drug spam

Android botnet pushes out drug spam

Spam sent from Yahoo!
Darren Pauli Jul 6 2012, 1:22PM Security
Microsoft outs two Zeus defendants

Microsoft outs two Zeus defendants

Civil case reveals accused.
Dan Kaplan Jul 3 2012, 7:42AM Security
Mac Flashback hijacked $10k a day: Symantec

Mac Flashback hijacked $10k a day: Symantec

Click-fraud scheme about the revenue.
Staff Writers May 2 2012, 12:57PM Security
140,000 Flashback-infected computers remain

140,000 Flashback-infected computers remain

Researchers find trojan uses Twitter to stay alive.
Dan Kaplan Apr 19 2012, 8:01AM Security
World's biggest Android botnets spotted

World's biggest Android botnets spotted

Criminals reap over $3 million a year.
Dan Kaplan Feb 15 2012, 8:41AM Security
Accused spammer: It wasn't me, Microsoft

Accused spammer: It wasn't me, Microsoft

Not responsible for Kelihos botnet.
Dan Kaplan Feb 1 2012, 8:09AM Security
Government shuns ethical hacker safeguards

Government shuns ethical hacker safeguards

Rejection of industry submissions was "disgusting".
Darren Pauli Nov 25 2011, 1:04PM Security
White hats bust history's biggest botnet

White hats bust history's biggest botnet

Covert intel ops conducted on mailing lists.
Darren Pauli Nov 15 2011, 8:02AM Security
Innocent: Microsoft drops botnet suit

Innocent: Microsoft drops botnet suit

Asks former defendant for help.
Dan Kaplan Oct 27 2011, 3:02PM Security
Malware victim loses net connection

Malware victim loses net connection

Telco cuts woman's connection after 42 warnings.
Darren Pauli Oct 5 2011, 9:37AM Security
Microsoft kills botnet, names mastermind

Microsoft kills botnet, names mastermind

41,000 computers freed in botnet take-down.
Angela Moscaritolo Sep 29 2011, 6:45AM Security
Bitcoin botnet mines over Twitter

Bitcoin botnet mines over Twitter

But renting bots is more profitable.
Darren Pauli Aug 5 2011, 7:28AM Security

Log In

Username / Email:
Password:
  |  Forgot your password?