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May 05, 2018
Botnet advertising adult dating scam sites is now back on Twitter after evading security measuresThe new bots show many similarities to the previously discovered botnet like similar pictures, same URL shortening services, similar usage of the English language.
Apr 17, 2018
Microsoft turns to Linux for improving security of internet-connected computing devicesMicrosoft once deemed the free, open-source Linux system as a threat to its intellectual property, but has changed its approach in recent years.
Feb 15, 2018
CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMSThe SMS includes a link to the Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre where one can get information about bots and how to remove them
Dec 14, 2017
Former Rutgers University student and two others plead guilty to crimes connected to 2016 botnet attacksThe Mirai botnet was used to infect thousands of online devices including webcams, which its creators then turned into bots that attacked websites.
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.