Slashdot Items Tagged "botnet"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @10:26AM This Unusual Botnet Targets Scientists, Engineers, and Academics
Thursday February 25, 2016 @09:40AM Google Releases Project Shield To Fight Against DDoS Attacks
Friday February 05, 2016 @06:31PM Online Museum Displays Decades of Malware
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:02AM ProxyBack Malware Turns Infected Computers into Internet Proxies
Monday December 28, 2015 @01:01AM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Friday December 25, 2015 @06:35PM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:55PM Despite Takedown, the Dridex Botnet Is Running Again
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:24AM Ask Slashdot: Should I Publish My Collection of Email Spamming IP Addresses?
Friday August 21, 2015 @11:00PM WordPress Hacks Behind Surging Neutrino EK Traffic
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @12:01PM Cleaning Up Botnets Takes Years, May Never Be Completed
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @12:04PM Akamai Warns: Linux Systems Infiltrated and Controlled In a DDoS Botnet
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @09:33AM Alleged Massive Account and Password Seizure By Russian Group
Monday July 28, 2014 @11:53AM Internet Census 2012 Data Examined: Authentic, But Chaotic and Unethical
Thursday July 17, 2014 @01:22PM Pushdo Trojan Infects 11,000 Systems In 24 Hours
Saturday October 05, 2013 @02:00PM The Hail Mary Cloud and the Lessons Learned
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:52AM Sinkhole Sucks Brains From Wasteful Bitcoin Mining Botnet
Thursday September 05, 2013 @12:19PM Security Company Attributes Tor Traffic Surge To Botnet
Wednesday May 29, 2013 @09:47AM Ruby On Rails Exploit Used To Build IRC Botnet
Wednesday May 01, 2013 @07:05PM E-Sports League Stuffed Bitcoin Mining Code Inside Client Software
Thursday March 21, 2013 @01:36PM New OS X Trojan Adware Injects Ads Into Chrome, Firefox, Safari
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @11:20AM Botnet Uses Default Passwords To Conduct "Internet Census 2012"
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @06:48AM Chameleon Botnet Costs Advertisers £4M Every Month
Friday February 08, 2013 @01:46AM Rich Countries Suffer Less Malware, Says Microsoft Study
Sunday January 13, 2013 @05:31AM Alleged ZeuS Botmaster Arrested For Stealing $100M From US Banks
Sunday December 09, 2012 @07:07PM Tor network used to command Skynet botnet
Thursday September 13, 2012 @02:54PM Microsoft Disrupts Nitol Botnet
Sunday September 09, 2012 @05:34PM Arizona Botnet Controller Draws 30-Month Federal Sentence
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @11:27AM A Month After Grum Botnet Takedown, Spam Back To Previous Levels
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @10:51AM Grum Botnet: Down One Month, No Impact on Spam
Friday August 24, 2012 @06:31PM The Attacker's Trade-Off: Stealth Versus Resilience
Thursday July 19, 2012 @10:36AM New Round of Server Take-Downs Fells Grum Botnet
Thursday July 19, 2012 @07:14AM Grum Botnet Bites The Dust
Tuesday July 17, 2012 @05:51PM Dutch Police Takedown C&Cs Used By Grum Botnet
Tuesday July 17, 2012 @11:18AM Dutch Police Takedown C&Cs Used by Grum Botnet
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @04:37PM White House Announces Initiative to Fight Botnets
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @07:26PM Four years' jail for Bredolab botnet author
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @09:26PM Apple to release Flashback removal software, working to take down botnet
Monday April 09, 2012 @08:36PM Apple Snubs Security Firm That Spotted Mac Botnet
Thursday March 29, 2012 @03:23PM Kelihos Returns: Same Botnet or New Version?
Thursday March 29, 2012 @08:27AM MacControl Trojan Being Used In Targeted Attacks Against OS X Users
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @01:35PM Kaspersky Takes Down Kelihos Botnet Again, Expects Return
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @12:28PM Taking Down DNSChanger: A First Person Account
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @12:01PM Researchers Take Down 110k Strong Khelios P2P Botnet
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @11:52AM A First Person Account of DNSChanger Takedown Operation and Clean-Up Task
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @06:58PM New Windows RDP Flaw allows unauthenticated code execution
Saturday February 25, 2012 @12:55PM New ZeuS Botnet No Longer Needs Central Command Servers
Friday February 24, 2012 @12:12PM New ZeuS botnet no longer needs Central Command Servers
Thursday February 23, 2012 @01:19AM Disconnection of Millions of DNSChanger-Infected PCs Delayed
Thursday February 16, 2012 @09:46AM New Waledec Botnet Variant Sniffs Passwords
Saturday February 11, 2012 @11:31PM Tools, Techniques, Procedures of the RSA Hackers Revealed
Thursday February 02, 2012 @06:41PM Kelihos botnet comes back to life
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @04:06PM Microsoft Names Reputed Head of Kelihos Botnet
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @02:23PM Microsoft Names Reputed Head of Kelihos Botnet
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @11:38AM Koobface Malware Traced To 5 Russians
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @11:33AM Creators of the Koobface malware named
Saturday October 29, 2011 @11:49AM Microsoft Drops Suit Against firm in Botnet Case
Friday September 30, 2011 @04:48PM The Inside Story of the Kelihos Takedown
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @03:29PM Microsoft Disables Kelihos Botnet
Saturday September 17, 2011 @09:47AM SpyEye Botnet Nets Fraudster $3.2M in Six Months
Tuesday July 12, 2011 @11:18AM Spammers Prefer Compromised Accounts To Botnets
Thursday July 07, 2011 @11:14PM Microsoft: No Botnet Is Indestructible
Thursday June 30, 2011 @09:40PM Massive Botnet "Indestructible," Say Researchers
Friday May 06, 2011 @03:38AM Multiplatform Java Botnet Spotted In the Wild
Friday April 15, 2011 @06:16PM Former Internet Vigilante Gets Two Years For DDoS
Wednesday April 13, 2011 @08:55PM DOJ Gets Court Permission To Attack Botnet
Thursday April 07, 2011 @12:33PM Two Years After Conficker, Are We Still at Risk?
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @11:32AM Spam Drops 1/3 After Rustock Botnet Gets Crushed
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @09:54AM Spam Drops 1/3 After Rustock Botnet Gets Crushed
Thursday January 27, 2011 @10:25PM Years-Old Conficker Worm Still a Threat
Thursday January 27, 2011 @03:33PM Years-old Conficker Worm Still A Threat
Thursday January 27, 2011 @02:53PM Hackers Bringing Telnet Back
Thursday January 27, 2011 @11:51AM Hackers Increasingly Using Twitter For Botnets
Tuesday January 11, 2011 @12:53PM Microsoft Looking Into Windows Phone 7's 'Excessive' Data Use
Wednesday January 05, 2011 @01:51PM Storm Botnet Returns As Part of New Year's Attacks
Friday December 17, 2010 @10:01PM Raising a Botnet In Captivity
Monday December 13, 2010 @10:48AM Operation Payback and Hactivism 101
Sunday December 12, 2010 @09:29PM Has Progress Been Made In Fighting DDoS Attacks?
Friday December 10, 2010 @10:28PM 'Anonymous' WikiLeaks Proponents Not So Anonymous
Thursday December 09, 2010 @10:54AM Operation Payback's Command and Control System
Saturday November 13, 2010 @01:32PM Researchers Take Down Koobface Servers
Saturday November 13, 2010 @03:29AM Researchers take down Koobface servers
Thursday November 04, 2010 @12:24PM Massive DDoS Cuts Myanmar Off From Net
Wednesday October 27, 2010 @02:16AM Rise of the Small Botnet
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @07:09PM Bredolab Botnet Taken Down
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @09:01AM Rise of the Small Botnet
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @01:33AM Iranian Cyber Army moves into botnets
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @06:19PM Hacker Business Models
Thursday October 14, 2010 @01:00AM US Reigns As Most Bot-Infected Country
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @07:43PM Microsoft looks to courts for botnet takedowns
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @03:17PM Should ISPs Cut Off Bot-infected Users?
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @02:57PM Should ISPs cut off bot-infected users?
Thursday September 30, 2010 @06:46PM US, NY Bust 92 Mules In 'ZeuS Trojan' Crime Ring
Wednesday September 01, 2010 @01:05PM "Do-it-Yourself" Botnet Kits Gain Momentum
Saturday August 28, 2010 @08:55PM Researchers Cripple Pushdo Botnet
Wednesday August 04, 2010 @11:12AM Large Zeus Botnet Used For Financial Fraud
Thursday July 29, 2010 @01:38PM Suspected Mariposa Botnet Creator Arrested
Monday July 05, 2010 @08:19PM Photo Kiosks Infecting Customers' USB Devices
Monday June 07, 2010 @08:30PM Botnets Using Ubiquity For Security
Sunday June 06, 2010 @05:53PM Australian ISPs to throttle, quarantine zombie PCs
Sunday June 06, 2010 @04:51PM Prosecuting DDoS Attacks?
Thursday May 27, 2010 @02:05PM Symantec Finds Server Containing 44 Million Stolen Gaming Credentials
Monday May 03, 2010 @12:49PM Mariposa Botmasters Sought Real Jobs After Arrest
Tuesday April 27, 2010 @10:04PM Hacking, with the help from Social Sites
Thursday April 15, 2010 @07:49PM Zeus Botnet Exploits Unpatched PDF Flaw
Tuesday April 06, 2010 @01:04PM A Year's Further Research On an Espionage Network
Friday April 02, 2010 @07:14PM Seeking Competitive Advantage, For Malware
Friday April 02, 2010 @07:41AM Microsoft Fuzzing Botnet Finds 1,800 Office Bugs
Wednesday March 31, 2010 @06:46PM The Biggest Cloud Providers Are Botnets
Tuesday March 23, 2010 @03:22AM How To Avoid a Botnet Infection?
Saturday March 20, 2010 @01:25PM Naming and Shaming "Bad" ISPs
Friday March 19, 2010 @12:07PM Memory Cards of 3,000 Phones Infected By Malware
Tuesday March 16, 2010 @02:12PM Waledac Botnet Now Completely Offline, Experts Say
Friday March 12, 2010 @10:48PM Malware Authors Learn Market Segmentation From the Best
Thursday March 11, 2010 @10:10PM Zeus Botnet Down But Not Out
Thursday March 11, 2010 @06:39PM Zeus botnet down but not out
Thursday March 11, 2010 @09:36AM Zeus Botnet Dealt a Blow As ISPs Troyak, Group 3 Knocked Out
Tuesday March 09, 2010 @10:34PM HTC Android Phones Found With Malware Pre-Installed
Friday March 05, 2010 @08:43PM Mariposa Botnet Authors Unlikely To See Jail Time
Wednesday March 03, 2010 @04:17AM Mariposa Botnet Beheaded
Tuesday March 02, 2010 @11:37PM Spanish police take down massive Mariposa botnet
Thursday February 25, 2010 @09:11AM Microsoft Secretly Beheads Notorious Waledac Botnet
Monday February 22, 2010 @01:37AM Chuck Norris Attacks Linux-Based Routers, Modems
Sunday February 21, 2010 @06:37PM Chuck Norris attacks Linux-based routers, modems
Monday February 15, 2010 @02:05AM Operation Titstorm Hits the Streets
Monday February 15, 2010 @01:57AM Operation Titstorm hits the streets
Friday February 12, 2010 @10:28AM Anonymous Speaks About Australian Gov't. Attacks
Thursday February 11, 2010 @04:35PM New Russian Botnet Tries To Kill Rivals
Tuesday February 02, 2010 @08:45AM Botnet Targets Web Sites With Junk SSL Connections
Monday February 01, 2010 @06:46PM Botnet targets Web sites with junk SSL connection
Monday January 25, 2010 @04:59PM Chinese Human Rights Orgs Hit By DDoS
Monday December 28, 2009 @10:29PM Man Challenges 250,000 Strong Botnet and Succeeds
Thursday December 17, 2009 @09:43AM Autonomous Intelligent Botnets Bouncing Back
Friday October 09, 2009 @09:23AM Comcast's War On Infected PCs (Or All Customers)
Tuesday October 06, 2009 @01:58PM Passwords for Gmail, Yahoo leaked to Internet
Tuesday October 06, 2009 @04:53AM Researchers Hijack Mebroot Botnet, Study Drive-By Downloads
Saturday September 12, 2009 @03:38PM First Botnet of Linux Web Servers Discovered
Friday August 07, 2009 @03:02PM Twitter, Facebook DDoS Attack Targeted One User
Monday July 27, 2009 @11:58AM AT&T Blocks Part of 4chan
Friday June 12, 2009 @05:14AM Is China Creating the World's Largest Botnet Army?
Monday May 04, 2009 @07:46AM Torpig Botnet Hijacked and Dissected
Thursday April 23, 2009 @02:38AM New Mega-Botnet Discovered
Friday March 13, 2009 @05:04AM BBC Hijacks 22,000 PCs In Botnet Demonstration
Thursday March 12, 2009 @11:12PM Cybercrime-As-a-Service Takes Off
Wednesday January 07, 2009 @10:27AM Israel, Palestine Wage Web War
Tuesday December 23, 2008 @06:58AM The Slow Bruteforce Botnet(s) May Be Learning
Monday December 15, 2008 @04:25PM The Year of 2008 In Cybercrime
Wednesday December 03, 2008 @05:27AM Distributed, Low-Intensity Botnets
Thursday November 27, 2008 @11:46PM Massive Botnet Returns From the Dead To Spam On
Wednesday November 19, 2008 @12:56PM McColo Briefly Returns, Hands Off Botnet Control
Wednesday November 12, 2008 @10:21PM Washington Post Blog Shuts Down 75% of Online Spam
Saturday November 08, 2008 @12:39PM Researchers Infiltrate and 'Pollute' Storm Botnet
Wednesday October 15, 2008 @02:03PM International Spam Ring Shut Down
Friday May 16, 2008 @02:16PM Microsoft and OLPC Agree To Put XP On the XO Laptop
Tuesday April 29, 2008 @05:38PM Kraken Infiltration Revives "Friendly Worm" Debate
Wednesday February 27, 2008 @03:14AM Gmail CAPTCHA Cracked
Friday November 30, 2007 @01:12AM FBI's Bot Roast II Sees Great Success
Friday November 09, 2007 @09:36AM The World's Biggest Botnets
Friday July 27, 2007 @01:38PM Microsoft Claims a Billion Windows Installs by End of 2008
Sunday July 22, 2007 @05:17PM US Government Checking Up On Vista Users?
Monday June 18, 2007 @08:36PM FBI Releases Results of Operation Bot Roast
Tuesday May 01, 2007 @07:39PM Death Knell For DDoS Extortion?
Monday April 09, 2007 @01:18PM Two Worm "Families" Make Up Most Botnets
Saturday December 16, 2006 @06:01PM Vista Zero-Day Exploit For Sale
Friday November 17, 2006 @05:56PM Deconstructing a Pump-and-Dump Spam Botnet
Wednesday November 08, 2006 @06:39PM Aggressive Botnet Activities Behind Spam Increase
Thursday November 02, 2006 @07:35AM Bot Nets Behind Recent Spam Surge
Friday October 20, 2006 @08:42AM Zombies Blend In With Regular Web Traffic
Tuesday October 17, 2006 @03:24PM Is the Botnet Battle Already Lost?
Friday October 06, 2006 @07:46PM Extent of Government Computers Infected By Bots Uncertain
Wednesday October 04, 2006 @09:00AM IE Used To Launch Yahoo IM Clickfraud
Saturday September 09, 2006 @06:51AM Botnet Business Model Comes to Life
Monday August 28, 2006 @01:04AM Man Gets 3 Years for Botnet Attack
Monday August 21, 2006 @03:23AM Eavesdropping on a Botnet
Monday August 14, 2006 @02:17AM Botnet Herders Attack MS06-040 Worm Hole
Wednesday March 22, 2006 @04:43AM Meet the Botnet Hunters
Friday March 17, 2006 @12:03PM Point and Click Cracking
Thursday March 09, 2006 @03:12PM The New Face of Script Kiddiez
Friday March 03, 2006 @05:43PM Searching for Botnet Command & Controls
Saturday February 18, 2006 @10:24AM Interview with a Botmaster