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.
Researchers from Arbor Networks have spotted an active Point of Sale (PoS) compromise campaign using the Dexter malware or variants of it, aimed at stealing credit and debit card data.
Stefano Zanero is an Assistant Professor at Politechnico di Milano, where he focuses on systems security.
The recent emergence of Cryptolocker as one of the most widespread, visible and deadly threats is directly tied to the arrest of “Paunch”, the creator of the infamous Blackhole and Cool exploit kits.