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By Karl Flinders Feb 25, 2015

US government offers $3m bounty for banking botnet kingpin

US Department of Justice will give reward for information leading to the arrest of the man accused of being administrator of the GameOver Zeus botnet Continue Reading


By Karl Flinders Feb 25, 2015

National Crime Agency disables Ramnit bank-robbing botnet

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has shut down servers used by the Ramnit botnet to target and steal money from bank accounts Continue Reading


By Brad Casey Manage Sep 09, 2014

Botnets creating security bugaboos for cloud users

Botnets can impact any cloud user, but most are unaware of the security nightmare's existence. Understanding and minimizing the opportunities for attacks can keep you from becoming an unwitting accomplice. Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Problem Solve Mar 20, 2014

Detect and mitigate Java backdoors that enable botnet communication

Nick Lewis offers advice on detecting a particular strand of malware that utilizes a Java backdoor to enable botnet communication. Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Mar 03, 2014

RSA 2014: Microsoft and partners defend botnet disruption

Microsoft and its partners have defended disrupting criminal botnets at RSA Conference 2014 Continue Reading


Evaluate Mar 25, 2013

Botnet takedowns: A dramatic defense

The infections and cyberattacks that botnets are used to launch remain hard-to-detect malware threats that have moved beyond PCs to mobile devices. Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Dec 06, 2013

Microsoft leads major disruption of ZeroAccess botnet

Microsoft, the FBI and Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) have disrupted ZeroAccess, one of the world’s largest botnets Continue Reading


By Brandan Blevins News Mar 20, 2014

Monitoring for unusual network traffic key to banking botnet detection

Spotting unusual network traffic, like large amounts of encrypted data headed to suspicious domains, is key to better banking botnet detection. Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Feb 14, 2014

Top banking botnets study victims' behaviour, Dell report reveals

Five of the top eight banking Trojans capture snapshots of victims’ behaviour, profiling their online interactions, Dell research reveals Continue Reading

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