Botnet

Man jailed for DDoS attack against Bill O’Reilly, Ann Coulter and Rudy Giuliani

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.


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M00p virus-writing gang member pleads guilty

A Scottish computer hacker has pleaded guilty at Southwark Crown Court to breaking the Computer Misuse Act, after spreading malware around the world.


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Man convicted: a story of sadistic revenge, online sex and DDoS attacks

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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‘Mastermind’ of Mariposa botnet arrested

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Kill A Zombie Day – Will you join the fight on Halloween?

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.


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20 hippos trying to get through a revolving door

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.


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