Just because you don’t agree with someone’s political views isn’t a good reason to launch a distributed denial-of-service attack against them. Former student pays the price for botnet activities.
A Scottish computer hacker has pleaded guilty at Southwark Crown Court to breaking the Computer Misuse Act, after spreading malware around the world.
Read more in my article at Naked Security.
Sophos declares October 31st to be International Kill A Zombie Day, dedicated to cleaning-up the millions of computers around the world that have been comandeered by criminals to send spam, distribute malware, and commit identity theft.
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been hitting the headlines more than normal in the last week following a number of high profile news stories.