At least 65 different sites serving ads that ultimately led to malware have been spotted by Zscaler researchers.
ThreatMetrix announced its Cybercrime Index, a series of Web fraud data aggregated from 1,500 customers, 9,000 websites and more than 1.7 billion cyber events.
Eight alleged members of an international cybercrime, money laundering and identity theft conspiracy have been federally charged in New Jersey with a scheme to use information hacked from customer accounts held at more than a dozen banks, brokerage firms, payroll processing companies and government agencies in an attempt to steal at least $15 million from U.S.
Following increased efforts by a number of companies and organizations, the takedown on botnet C&C servers is now a pretty regular occurrence and cyber crooks have reacted by decentralizing the communication between bots and their controllers.
Conflicting claims were heard at Tuesday's hearing of the House Veterans’ Affairs oversight and investigations subcommittee, leaving open the question on whether the Veterans Affairs Department has been repeatedly breached and information from its networks stolen.
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