Matjaz Skorjanc, a.k.a. Iserdo, was sentenced to four years and ten months in prison last week by the District Court in Maribor, Slovenia.
When Microsoft and various law enforcement agencies around the world disrupted the ZeroAccess botnet at the beginning of December, they did not expect to fully eliminate it.
A blended DDoS botnet consisting of both Windows and Linux machines has been detected by researchers working with the Polish CERT.
A singular new botnet composed of over 12,500 infected computers has been used by its masters to effectively crowdsource the search for websites vulnerable to SQL injection attacks.
The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit announced it has successfully disrupted a rampant botnet in collaboration with Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and leaders in the technology industry, including A10 Networks Inc.