Cybercriminals are, once again, trying to swell the number of computers compromised by the Andromeda backdoor.
Facebook users are in danger of having their computers turned in a bot by a worm that spreads via the social network.
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.
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).
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.
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