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  • 3 million strong RAMNIT botnet taken down

    25.02.2015

    The National Crime Agency’s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) worked with law enforcement colleagues in the Netherlands, Italy and Germany, co-ordinated through Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), to shut down command and control servers used by the RAMNIT botnet.

  • Sophisticated Android-based botnet a danger to enterprise networks

    19.11.2014

    A new, more sophisticated and more stealthy version of the NotCompatible Android Trojan continues to strengthen one of the most long-lived and advanced mobile botnets ever to exist (since mid-2012).

  • Attackers shellshock, take over devices running on BusyBox

    17.11.2014

    ShellShock, the remote code execution bug (CVE-2014-6271) affecting GNU Bash, the command interpreter present on many Unix systems and Linux distributions, is still being exploited by attackers.

  • Apple updates XProtect to kill iWorm botnet threat

    06.10.2014

    Apple has released an update for its XProtect anti-malware system which makes it detect three different version of the iWorm OS backdoor malware discovered last week by AV specialists from Dr.

  • New OS X backdoor malware roping Macs into botnet

    02.10.2014

    New malware targeting Mac machines, opening backdoors on them and roping them into a botnet currently numbering around 17,000 zombies has been spotted and analyzed by malware researchers of Russian AV company Dr.




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