The Polish Research and Academic Computer Network (NASK), the national registry of the .pl domain and founder of CERT Polska, has announced on Friday that they took over 23 domains that served as C&C servers for the Virut botnet.
Analysts from Dutch-based security audit firm Fox-IT have recently released examined in great detail a botnet that has been around for quite some time, and is still functioning and bringing money to its master.
Despite having been swooped down on by security companies and law enforcement a couple of times, the botmasters of the Waledac (Kelihos) botnet refuse to give up and are using new variants to set up new versions of the original botnet.
The EU's cyber security agency ENISA has published the first Cyber Threat Landscape analysis of 2012, summarizing over 120 threat reports.
Researchers from two security firms have detected widespread SMS spam campaigns aimed at making users download a new Android Trojan that ropes their devices into a mobile botnet for sending our more spam.
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