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Targets of Opportunity Still Hackers' Best Friends, With Some New Twists, Mid ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Targets of Opportunity Still Hackers' Best Friends, With Some New Twists, Mid ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) | Botnets | Scoop.it
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Java exploits jump, Android malware emerges outside app stores

Java exploits jump, Android malware emerges outside app stores | Botnets | Scoop.it

A continued rise in exploit-based attacks, particularly against Java, and an increasing sophistication in mobile threats characterized the f...

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Cyber Security Red Hot on Wall Street - Zacks.com

Cyber Security Red Hot on Wall Street - Zacks.com | Botnets | Scoop.it
Cyber Security Red Hot on Wall Street
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In fact, cyber threats have also perturbed the White House over the past few months, recently compelling the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to step in.
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Moving to Mobile – The Changing Face of DDoS – The Threat Vector

Moving to Mobile – The Changing Face of DDoS – The Threat Vector | Botnets | Scoop.it
However, while common IP network providers have acquired years of expertise and know-how defending against cyber threats, mobile networks are years behind in terms of that same accumulated security knowledge.
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Moving to Mobile – The Changing Face of DDoS – The Threat Vector

Moving to Mobile – The Changing Face of DDoS – The Threat Vector | Botnets | Scoop.it
However, while common IP network providers have acquired years of expertise and know-how defending against cyber threats, mobile networks are years behind in terms of that same accumulated security knowledge.
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CloudPassage Halo Enterprise Uses Botnet to Secure Cloud - Talkin' Cloud

CloudPassage Halo Enterprise Uses Botnet to Secure Cloud - Talkin' Cloud | Botnets | Scoop.it
CloudPassage Halo Enterprise Uses Botnet to Secure Cloud
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CloudPassage is turning the tables on the black hats by using their own technologies against them.
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Mevade and Sefnit: Stealthy click fraud - Microsoft Malware Protection Center - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Mevade and Sefnit: Stealthy click fraud - Microsoft Malware Protection Center - Site Home - TechNet Blogs | Botnets | Scoop.it
The Microsoft Malware Protection Center Blog provides information on viruses, worms and other malware and spyware and explains how Microsoft antivirus products help protect your computer (Our new #blog about the #Sefnit/#Mevade botnet that uses #Tor,...
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Thousands of Wordpress blogs compromised to perform DDOS attack

Thousands of Wordpress blogs compromised to perform DDOS attack | Botnets | Scoop.it
Thousands of Wordpress blogs compromised to perform DDOS attack : The Hacker News (Thousands of Wordpress blogs compromised using brute force attack to perform #DDOS attack http://t.co/e4TwfQ30Al...
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Data Broker Giants Hacked by ID Theft Service — Krebs on Security

Data Broker Giants Hacked by ID Theft Service — Krebs on Security | Botnets | Scoop.it
Data Broker Giants Hacked by ID Theft Service
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Android App Developer: Discovered the largest botnet of mobile devices running Android - Computerra-Online

Android App Developer: Discovered the largest botnet of mobile devices running Android - Computerra-Online | Botnets | Scoop.it
http://t.co/0k9JB9XD0D Discovered the largest bot... http://t.co/ThqAOI5cN7
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Destructive Attacks On Oil And Gas Industry A Wake-Up Call -- Dark Reading

Destructive Attacks On Oil And Gas Industry A Wake-Up Call -- Dark Reading | Botnets | Scoop.it
Cyberattacks could have real-world economic consequences in the oil & gas markets, even at the pump (Destructive Attacks On Oil And Gas Industry A Wake-Up Call - Dark Reading http://t.co/MxTbKTVNMo...
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New Research Reveals Top Tactics Behind Today’s Cyber Attacks

New research from IBM X-Force reveals top tactics behind today's cyber attacks.
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INFORMATION WARFARE: Identifying The Big Dogs Of Cyber War - Strategy Page

INFORMATION WARFARE: Identifying The Big Dogs Of Cyber War - Strategy Page | Botnets | Scoop.it
INFORMATION WARFARE: Identifying The Big Dogs Of Cyber War Strategy Page September 23, 2013: Over the last decade Internet security firms (especially Kaspersky Labs and Symantec) have been increasingly successful at identifying the hacker...
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Cyber attacks will cause real world harm in next seven years - V3.co.uk

Cyber attacks will cause real world harm in next seven years - V3.co.uk | Botnets | Scoop.it
V3.co.uk Cyber attacks will cause real world harm in next seven years V3.co.uk New technologies such as Google Glass and IPv6 will lead to new, deadly forms of cyber attack if current manufacturing security practices continue, according to experts...
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Compromised Japanese Media Sites Serving Exploits for Latest IE Zero Day

Compromised Japanese Media Sites Serving Exploits for Latest IE Zero Day | Botnets | Scoop.it
The latest Internet Explorer zero day is being used in a watering hole attack where local media sites in Japan have been compromised and serving exploits. The targets are government, high tech and ...
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Is Android Safe? Not Yet: 99.9% Of New Mobile Threats Target Android [REPORT]

Is Android Safe? Not Yet: 99.9% Of New Mobile Threats Target Android [REPORT] | Botnets | Scoop.it
With the increasing use of mobile devices for storing personal and business information, security has become a real concern for Android. ($BPOP Is Android Safe?
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Insiders' role in online thefts: Experts - Times of India

Insiders' role in online thefts: Experts - Times of India | Botnets | Scoop.it
Insiders' role in online thefts: Experts Times of India Cybercrime officials, who have leads on two of the four net-banking theft cases reported this month, revealed that in the case of the businessman who lost Rs 19 lakh, fraudsters submitted a...
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Colleges working on cyber 'offensive' through certified training institutes - ADLI

Colleges working on cyber 'offensive' through certified training institutes - ADLI | Botnets | Scoop.it
Colleges working on cyber ‘offensive’ through certified training institutes http://t.co/1n2gkTIigR
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Vertexnet Botnet Hides Behind AutoIt | Blog Central

Vertexnet Botnet Hides Behind AutoIt | Blog Central | Botnets | Scoop.it
On further analysis we found that those sample belong to the Vertexnet botnet. They use multiple layers of obfuscation; once decoded, they connect to a control server to accept commands and transfer stolen data.
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Hackers renting 1,000s of UK malware-hosting machines for just $240

Hackers renting 1,000s of UK malware-hosting machines for just $240 | Botnets | Scoop.it
Criminals offer location-based malware-spreading tools (RT @johnmcclure00: Hackers renting 1,000s of UK malware-hosting machines.
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Stealthy New Click-Fraud Malware Related to Tor Botnet

Stealthy New Click-Fraud Malware Related to Tor Botnet | Botnets | Scoop.it
Microsoft reports having discovered a click-fraud component to the Sefnit malware, thought to have disappeared in 2011. It has also linked Sefnit to the Mevade Tor botnet.
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Online advertisers: unwittingly funding cybercriminals since 2011 (Wired UK)

Online advertisers: unwittingly funding cybercriminals since 2011 (Wired UK) | Botnets | Scoop.it
Display and video advertisers are today inadvertently funding the criminals who are developing increasingly sophisticated botnet malware (RT @emilysteel: "Today the uninitiated criminal can set up a botnet for $595 (£370)"
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Real Time Monitoring of Kelihos Fast Flux Botnet: A Case Study for APWG eCrime 2013 - Umbrella Security Labs

Real Time Monitoring of Kelihos Fast Flux Botnet: A Case Study for APWG eCrime 2013 - Umbrella Security Labs | Botnets | Scoop.it
A recap of our experience attending and presenting at the APWG eCrime 2013 Conference, including coverage of the real-time threat monitoring we use at OpenDNS.
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Gauss malware: Nation-state cyber-espionage banking Trojan related to Flame, Stuxnet

There's a new cyber espionage malware related to Flame, Stuxnet and Duqu that Kaspersky called 'nation-state cyber-surveillance meets banking Trojan." There's also been an increase in ethically questionable, lawful intercept, cross-platform malware...
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WinXP’s end means money for consultants and malware makers

WinXP’s end means money for consultants and malware makers | Botnets | Scoop.it
There's money to be made in the fact that Microsoft Corp. is ending support for Windows XP, and not where you'd think.
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