Threatpost Hackers Are Already Using the Shellshock Bug to Launch Botnet Attacks Wired The shellshock attacks are being used to infect thousands of machines with malware designed to make them part of a botnet of computers that obey hackers' commands.
In late May, an international law enforcement effort disrupted the Gameover Zeus (GoZ) botnet, a network of compromised computers used for banking fraud (Ransomware persists despite Gameover Zeus botnet closure http://t.co/mSHDmhjbGs)...
Websense® Security Labs™ has come across an interesting campaign, targeting Russian nationals, trying to lure them to download and run executables on their computers, under the guise of attacking Western government websites.
CruxialCIO Criminals Build Web Server-Powered Botnet To Steal Passwords CruxialCIO In 2013, security vendor Arbor Networks reported that the attackers behind the malware had built a botnet comprising 25,000 compromised Windows computers.
Russian botnet suspects cuffed over romantic MMS spyware allegs Register Russian cops have arrested two mobile botnet cybercrime suspects as part of an ongoing investigation that's reckoned to be the first of its kind in Russia.
A new malicious campaign aiming to replenish the bots in the Asprox botnet has been initiated, tricking users into believing that they have been delivered a notification email for a missed message from the Viber service.
Bugat Malware Adds GameOver Functionality Infosecurity Magazine The GameOver Zeus botnet, disrupted only two months ago by an international joint operation, continues to echo throughout the cybercrime landscape.
Pushdo botnet gets DGA update, over 6000 machines host new variant SC Magazine The Pushdo botnet, known for delivering a bevy of malware through its spamming module Cutwail, is being updated to leverage a new domain-generation algorithm (DGA).
RSA researchers uncovered a massive botnet fraud operation that has reaped nearly $4 billion through man-in-the-browser attacks that seamlessly intercept payment of Boletos -- Brazil's version of a money order.
Hackers Use Free Cloud Accounts To Create Cryptocurrency Mining Botnet For Litecoin (RT @BitcoinVOX: #Hackers Use #Cloud Hashing Accounts to Create a #Litecoin #LTC #Mining #Botnet http://t.co/Q7zm5c2izt)...
Hackers have long used malware to enslave armies of unwitting PCs, but security researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar had a different thought: Why steal computing resources from innocent victims when there’s so much free processing power out...