The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has issued on Tuesday a notification warning that some 16 million online user accounts have been compromised, and urged users to check whether theirs are among them.
The advent of new technologies, the widespread implementation of mobile and wireless communication and the increase in mobile adoption will open up new opportunities for cyber-criminals.
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.