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  • New DDoS attack and tools use Google Maps plugin as proxy

    25.02.2015

    Attackers are using Joomla servers with a vulnerable Google Maps plugin installed as a platform for launching DDoS attacks.

  • 3 million strong RAMNIT botnet taken down

    25.02.2015

    The National Crime Agency’s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) worked with law enforcement colleagues in the Netherlands, Italy and Germany, co-ordinated through Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), to shut down command and control servers used by the RAMNIT botnet.

  • CTOs targeted with tax-themed phishing emails carrying malware

    23.02.2015

    Tax-themed phishing emails targeting CTOs of tech companies have been spotted by researchers at Talos, Cisco’s security intelligence and research group.

  • Is the Internet hiding a crime wave?

    23.02.2015

    The U.S. crime rate continues to fall, according to the latest FBI’s release based on Uniform Crime Reporting from police departments, but researchers say those numbers, which have been on a downward slide since the 1990s, don’t tell the whole story.

  • Credit card info stolen in BigFish Games site compromise

    18.02.2015

    Seattle-based casual gaming company Big Fish Games has has its site and personal and financial information of some of its users compromised in an attack that started on last Christmas Eve.




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Banking botnets persist despite takedowns

More than 90 percent of all Trojans targeted financial institutions located in US, followed by the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and Australia.


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