Hackers building botnet with AOL messaging worm

Thursday, 21 September 2006, 12:27 AM EST

Hackers using computer worms sneakily implanted via America Online (AOL) instant messages were building a potentially evil "botnet," a Silicon Valley Internet security firm said on Tuesday.

FaceTime security specialists advised users not to open any files sent to them via AIM.

At NewsFactor.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The Internet of Things is unavoidable, securing it should be a priority

The Internet of Things (IoT) started like any other buzzword: poorly defined, used too often, and generally misunderstood. However, it stood the test of time and is now increasingly becoming part of everyday language, even with those outside the IT world.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Jul 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //