By leveraging unsecured Internet-accessible embedded devices, an anonymous researcher succeeded in creating a massive botnet consisting of 420,000 devices. This was used to perform a comprehensive IPv4 census that found 1.3 billion addresses in use, 141 million of which were behind a firewall.
The recent attacks that hit United States banks are being attributed by government officials and security researchers to Iran, a charge the Iranian government has denied.
I'm curious to hear about the steps taken by your company in monitoring the corporate network. Do you have any tips, tricks and advice to offer?
Microsoft stepped in last week to take down its fifth botnet in three years as part of an operation dubbed "Operation b70."
It seems like new reports of cyber criminals and botnets are surfacing every week, often with the revelation that they are making off with large sums of money to boot. Security vendor Trend Micro
The dangers of Distributed Denial of Service attacks were once again brought to the forefront even as the controversial whistle blowing site Wikileaks found itself booted by its U.S.-based Domain
A new report by the Ponemon Institute has pegged the average cost of cyber attacks at $3.8 million a year. This figure comes from an actual study of 45 U.S. organizations involved in data breaches
At the fourth German IT summit last week, the German government announced plans to help its citizens detect and eliminate malware from their computers. This will be done in conjunction with ISPs who
This week comes news of how members of the FireEye security team put together an operation that crippled a major botnet known as Mega-D. The move saw spam levels from this botnet dramatically
Members of the FireEye security team struck at the heart of a major botnet as part of a coordinated attack. Spam from the Mega-D botnet came practically to a standstill as team members worked to