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Botnet advertising adult dating scam sites is now back on Twitter after evading security measures
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Botnet advertising adult dating scam sites is now back on Twitter after evading security measures

The new bots show many similarities to the previously discovered botnet like similar pictures, same URL shortening services, similar usage of the English language.

CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS
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CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS

The SMS includes a link to the Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre where one can get information about bots and how to remove them

Twitter takes down 90,000 fake accounts offering online sex
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Twitter takes down 90,000 fake accounts offering online sex

Digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users.

Ransomware jumps 127%, IoT malware on rise too: McAfee
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Ransomware jumps 127%, IoT malware on rise too: McAfee

Cloud adoption has changed the nature of some attacks, as devices are attacked not for the small amount of data that they store, but as a path to where the important data resides.

To fight hackers, Obama wants companies to share threats
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To fight hackers, Obama wants companies to share threats

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks against companies like Sony Pictures and Home Depot.

Cyber Security Firm Says Freed Thousands Of Enslaved PCs In Demo
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Cyber Security Firm Says Freed Thousands Of Enslaved PCs In Demo

A computer security firm freed tens of thousands of infected PCs from a "botnet" that forced enslaved machines to send out spam pharmaceutical ads during a cyber crime-fighting demonstration.

McAfee Unveiled Threat Predictions For 2010
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McAfee Unveiled Threat Predictions For 2010

Social networks will be the platform of choice for emerging threats.

McAfee Q2 Threats Report Reveals Spam, Botnets At All Time High
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McAfee Q2 Threats Report Reveals Spam, Botnets At All Time High

The rate of detection of Auto-Run malware surpasses even that of the infamous Conficker worm by 400 percent, making Auto-Run the number one piece of malware detected around the world.

'Indian Enterprises Should Adopt Ingress, Egress Filtering'
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'Indian Enterprises Should Adopt Ingress, Egress Filtering'

As per the report, 65 percent of worms and viruses in Indian enterprises are propagated through the File Sharing/ Executables mechanism.

Tata Communications' DDoS Detection And Mitigation Service Helps Protect Network Infrastructure
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Tata Communications' DDoS Detection And Mitigation Service Helps Protect Network Infrastructure

The system is designed to defend critical network infrastructure and business applications from frequent cyber attacks directed by malicious bots.