Microsoft on Thursday took action against what it says is a major Web ad-fraud "botnet," working with law enforcement overseas to cut off communication links to servers considered the mega-brain for an army of zombie computers.
Kaspersky's security research team today revealed "one of the most advanced" cyber-espionage malware threats "The Mask" (aka Careto). Victims including government institutions, private equity firms and high-profile activists are exploited.
Detailed graphics, blowing wide open the alarming way text message (SMS) spam spreads across the U.S., have prompted chief information officers at telecoms firms to start taking aggressive preventative action.
BBC News Dark web 'will evolve', warns UK cyber crime chief Andy Archibald BBC News Andy Archibald, the interim head of the UK's National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU), said his officers worked with the FBI to identify individuals who were buying and...