Security experts at Microsoft, working with others in the computer security industry, have disrupted a botnet being used by the Bamital malware family.
Here’s how you know if *you* need to take any action on your PCs.
Facebook helps the FBI arrest 10 suspected members of an $850 million botnet gang.
The Georgian government’s CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) claims it has linked an internet attack to Russia’s security services, and even turned the tables on a hacker it believes was involved by secretly taking over his computer and taking video footage of him.
Forget trick-or-treating, use the excuse of Halloween to exterminate some zombie computers instead!
Cybercrime investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have been awarded $250,000 by Facebook, for the great work they do helping fight cybercrime – including helping unmask the people behind the Koobface botnet.
HSBC has successfully recovered from a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack which saw a number of its websites brought down, making it impossible for customers to use internet banking services.
Skype users are warned to be on their guard, regarding malicious instant messages that have been sent through the service, designed to infect Windows computers.
Earth Day really did make a difference – at least in the world of internet security.
That’s one of the conclusions revealed in a paper presented today at the Virus Bulletin (VB2012) conference in Dallas, Texas.
A hacker, believed to have created the Mariposa botnet which compromised millions of computers across the globe, has gone on trial in Slovenia.
SophosLabs reports on the top twelve spam relaying countries for April – June 2012.
A man who was in command of a botnet of some 30 million computers worldwide has been sentenced to four years jail in Armenia.
SophosLabs reports on the top twelve spam relaying countries for January – March 2012.
Microsoft, working with others in the financial services and computer security industry, has disrupted a number of botnets being used by the Zeus malware family, allegedly responsible for nearly half a billion dollars in damages.
A Russian man who has been accused by Microsoft of being the mastermind behind the Kelihos botnet has used his LiveJournal blog to protest his innocence.
Microsoft has alleged that a computer security firm’s ex-employee is the mastermind behind the Kelihos botnet.
The in-depth story of how five men have been identified as part of the Koobface gang, in a detailed investigation conducted by independent researcher Jan Drömer and Dirk Kollberg of SophosLabs.