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  • Bitcoin-mining Trojan lurking on Skype

    08.04.2013

    Bitcoin-mining malware is nothing new, but with the success of Bitcoin and the renewed interest it is receiving lately, cyber crooks are again concentrating their efforts to harness the power of random computers in order to create them.

  • Wide variety of malware lurking in Skype messages

    04.04.2013

    A new malware-spreading campaign is targeting Skype users, warns Dancho Danchev.

  • Dorkbot worm lurks on Skype and MSN Messenger again

    11.02.2013

    The Dorkbot/Rodpicom worm, which spreads via messaging applications and leads to additional malware infections, is currently doing rounds on Skype and MSN Messenger, warns Fortinet.

  • Skype becomes a malware minefield

    22.01.2013

    Skype users should be careful when using the service these days.

  • Hiding secret messages in Skype silences

    07.01.2013

    A group of researchers from the Institute of Telecommunications of the Warsaw University of Technology have devised a way to send and receive messages hidden in the data packets used to represent silences during a Skype call.




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Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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