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Jul 21, 2018
Hacker creates botnet which compromises 18,000 Huawei routers in 24 hoursThe cyberattacker claimed to build the botnet by using an old vulnerability.
May 25, 2018
Russia has denied allegations of carrying out cyber attacks in Ukraine ahead of the Champions League finalKremlin denied planning any cyber attack on Ukrainian state bodies and private companies ahead of the Champions League soccer final in Kiev
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.
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.
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.
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.