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Russian Man Pleads Guilty for his Role in Ebury Botnet

Maxim Senakh, arrested by Finnish authorities and extradited to the US, will be sentenced this August.

Strange Mirai botnet brew blamed for powerful application layer attack

Varmints cooked up variant after malware code went public Hackers have created a potent new variant of the Mirai IoT malware.…

One of the most prolific botnets is back – and now...

After a mysterious absence, the Necurs botnet has returned -- and it's moved away from distributing Locky ransomware.

Russian hacker pleads guilty in global botnet case

The Russian man was one of the masterminds behind a get-rich-quick botnet scheme.

APAC accounted for majority of botnet detections globally

Asia-Pacific contributed more than 50 percent of total botnet detections in the second half of 2016, with the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Thailand, and Malaysia...

The cost of launching a DDoS attack

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is one of the most popular tools in the cybercriminal arsenal.The motives behind such attacks can vary – from...

Web smut seekers take resurgent Ramnit malware from behind

♪ Botnet knocked down, but it gets up again ♪ Aficionados of salacious smut sites in the UK and Canada are picking up some...

World’s worst botnet fiends switch from ransomware to stock scam spam

IT LIVES! Cybercriminals behind the Necurs botnet have reactivated the zombie network and returned to their original business of using compromised machines as conduits...

Google Removes Chamois Apps Botnet from Play Store

Google has eliminated Chamois apps, which installed invisible apps and downloaded unwanted plugins without victims' knowledge.

Google Eliminates Android Adfraud Botnet Chamois

Google removed a family of malicious apps, Chamois, from its Play marketplace recently that were found manipulating ad traffic.

Hundreds of Thousands of Vulnerable IP Cameras Easy Target for Botnet,...

A researcher claims that almost 200,000 shoddily made IP cameras could be an easy target for attackers looking to spy, brute force them or...

Oops! 185,000-plus Wi-Fi cameras on the web with insecure admin panels

Just unplug them now before someone writes a botnet, okay? Get ready for the next camera-botnet: a Chinese generic wireless webcam sold under more...