Blog Posts Tagged with "botnet"


Cyber Weapon Capable of Crashing the Internet?

February 23, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

In normal operation, the BGP protocol helps keep the internet up and running. If a router goes down, Routers update the missing link and go around it. But if these routers are attacked on purpose and flooded with updates, it could put the internet into a state where it could not recover...

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Big Game Scores Big For Scammers

February 06, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

On Super Sunday weekend much of the scamming taking place is designed to separate the public from their money using the Big Game as the lure. People are seeking information on the Game and are being tackled by criminals who steal the ball...

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Android Trojan Most Sophisticated Ever Found

January 03, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

Geinimi is capable of receiving commands from remote servers controlled by hackers, this botnet-style functionality together with the use of code obfuscation techniques leads mobile security firm Lookout to describe the malware as the most sophisticated to appear on Android devices to date...

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Making the Network Secure in 2011

December 25, 2010 Added by:Simon Heron

IT managers are right to be wary of new threats like viruses coming in on infected devices such as USB sticks (like Stuxnet) or mobile devices, which pose an increasing threat. However there is a more pressing threat to network security...

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