"It's been the number one threat in the enterprise for the last two-and-a-half years," said Microsoft's Tim Rains.
A vast militia of infected computers is being marshaled, but how this botnet will be put to use remains unknown, reports Tim Greene at Network World. Since August, malicious email attachments have
Here's an inspiring idea from InfoWorld's Roger Grimes: To combat escalating online anarchy, let's build an Internet-wide early warning system that alerts organizations immediately when a malicious
Cybercrooks who allegedly stole millions of dollars from U.S. business bank accounts used unauthorized automated clearing house transactions, according to court documents made public when indictments
Traditionally, the debate over Internet security has involved the battle between the industry that seeks to protect companies and individuals from intruders, and the companies that make their profit
Got VoIP security? Well if you don't, this may be the year that you see the first serious attacks on your VoIP networks. It may also be the year that the forthcoming presidential election and Olympic
The rapid-fire introduction of new technological capabilities and vulnerabilities means that CIOs must fund and deploy security operations that keep pace with a constantly changing landscape.
Botnets, networks of hundreds or even thousands of infected machines, aren't going away anytime soon. They can be used to wreak real havoc, including spamming and theft of financial and
Consider this statistic: botnet malware is currently living on 11 percent of the 650-plus million PCs online today, most of them Windows-based computers. As one computer scientist describes it,
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