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  • Researchers discover ties between TDSS and ZeroAccess rootkit families

    19.09.2013

    A lot has been said and written about the long-lasting TDSS (or TDL) and the considerably newer ZeroAccess (or Sirefef) rootkits, and the similarities between the two have been noticed before, but Trend Micro researchers have discovered something that might indicate direct ties exist between the two malware families.

  • Massive spike of Tor users caused by Mevade botnet

    06.09.2013

    When Project Tor director Roger Dingledine recently drew the public's attention to the unusual and considerable rise in the number of Tor users, he invited people to speculate and share plausible explanations about it because, by his own admission, they were unable to find it out by themselves.

  • Obad Android Trojan distributed via mobile botnets

    05.09.2013

    When first unearthed three months ago, the Obad Android Trojan has fascinated researchers with its sophistication.

  • Sykipot-wielding attackers now targeting US civil aviation firms

    05.09.2013

    The Sykipot backdoor Trojan is not a new threat. First detected over six years ago, its existence and use has been tied almost exclusively with the cyber espionage activities of a group or groups of attackers that are likely to be based in China.

  • Kelihos botnet: What victims can expect

    28.08.2013

    Kelihos is a botnet which utilizes P2P communication to maintain its CnC Network.




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Infographic: 25 years of the firewall

Posted on 24 July 2014.  |  The firewall turned 25, and McAfee is celebrating with an infographic that creatively depicts its lifetime. If you take a moment to scan the infographic, you’ll notice the firewall's introduction and evolution coincide with certain security events.


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