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Dec 06, 2017
Belarus-Germany-US joint operation sees suspected administrator of cyber crime network Andromeda arrestedAndromeda is made up of a collection of “botnets”, or groups of computers that have been infected with viruses to allow hackers to control them remotely.
Nov 24, 2017
Year-end shopping spree: Spend your money, not informationLast year, UK consumers spent over £1.2 billion on Black Friday shopping alone; over the whole week period, it is thought to be more than £6 billion.
Aug 30, 2017
Android devices used for DDoS attack through WireX botnet targeting CDNsThe 'WireX' botnet comprises primarily Android devices running malicious applications and is designed to create a denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
Aug 25, 2017
Breakdown of Russian cyber criminal arrests in the US reveals a record highUS action against suspected Russian cyber criminals has surged to a record high despite efforts by President Donald Trump to improve ties with Moscow.
Jul 18, 2017
Twitter takes down 90,000 fake accounts offering online sexDigital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users.
Jun 29, 2017
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asks PSUs to be vigilant while securing India's digital infrastructureIT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today exhorted state-owned firms to be "vigilant" while securing digital infrastructure even as he emphasised that cyber attacks should not be a deterrent to building information superhighways in India.
May 23, 2017
EternalRocks uses seven NSA tools leaked by the ShadowBrokers, WannaCry just used twoA newly discovered malware, known as EternalRocks exploits the same vulnerability as WannaCry to spread, and may actually be more dangerous.
May 14, 2017
WannaCry ransomware: Govt activates mechanism to prevent cyber attacks; CERT-IN to collect infoThe government on Sunday said it has activated a "preparedness and response mechanism" to prevent any major cyber attack from a new ransomware — "WannaCry" — which has infected computer systems around the world
Apr 28, 2017
Hajime botnet has infected almost 300,000 IoT devices, ready for large scale DDoS attack'Hajime', meaning 'beginning' in Japanese, was identified by Russia-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab.
Apr 13, 2017
Security Experts claims that takedown of Kelihos botnet will do little to stop spamThe US takedown of the huge Kelihos botnet and the arrest of its Russian operator shut down one of the world's top generators of spam and online extortion.