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Apr 11, 2016
IT security firm ESET takes down Mumblehard BotnetIT security firm ESET takes down Linux botnet Mumblehard, which was using over 4000 infected machines to send out spam
May 26, 2015
Indian govt setting up Rs 100 crore botnet cleaning and malware analysis centreThe centre is being set up with an outlay of about Rs 100 crore and national cyber security watchdog Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (ICERT) has selected vendor for the same.
May 15, 2015
Millions of home and small office routers hijacked for DDoS attacksAccording to cybersecurity firm Incapsula, lax security practices has resulted in hundreds of thousands—more likely millions—of routers being hijacked.
Jan 13, 2015
ESET launches new security products with Botnet protection featureThese new features provide users of ESET NOD32 Antivirus 8 and ESET Smart Security 8 enhanced level of security, whether they are checking email, surfing the web or checking their bank balance online.
Nov 21, 2014
Botnet: What it is and how to fight itStrict security and monitoring; identifying and stopping botnet attacks should be easier in Business networks. On the other hand, there is more sensitive data to be stolen from corporate networks.
Nov 04, 2014
Akamai advisory says Shellshock being used to build a DDoS botnetFailure to take action can result in a vulnerable system being used to propagate a DDoS botnet, launch DDoS attacks, exfiltrate confidential data and run programmes on behalf of attackers...
Oct 11, 2014
Shellshock: What do you actually need to do to stay secure?Since Shellshock targets UNIX-based machines, organisations should harden their servers. This can be done by implementing a 'least privilege' strategy and preventing unlimited root shell accesses.
Jul 23, 2014
DDoS attacks remain high in Q2: 241% increase in avg peak bandwidth reportedIn Q2 2014, the average attack bandwidth was up 72 percent from the same quarter in 2013, and moreover average peak bandwidth increased by staggering 241 percent.
Dec 06, 2013
Microsoft Leads Disruption Of Largest Infected Global PC NetworkDisrupts the largest network of compromised personal computers, involving some 2 million machines around the world.
Nov 13, 2013
Instagram-scam app has login credentials of 100,000 usersInstagram has been a teeming hub of scamming posts and services for long now. It has now emerged that one particularly recent scam...