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Posts Tagged ‘botnets’

  • Carey-van-Vlaanderen-ESET-SA-CEO

    Botnet Malware: Robots you want to avoid

    November 4, 2014 • Opinion, SecurityComments (0)

    Malware has been around in some form for over 40 years, but the use of malware to take control of a group of computers that are then organised into something called a botnet is more than a 21st century phenomenon, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET...

  • Sophos Naked Security blog today revealed the Dirty Dozen top spam-relaying nations (image: Sophos)

    USA stays top of Spampionship’s Dirty Dozen nations

    February 10, 2014 • SecurityComments Off

    Sophos Naked Security blog today revealed the Dirty Dozen top spam-relaying nations, as it published the final “Spampionship” league table of 2013. Once again, it was the USA which earned the league’s top spot, generating 14.5 percent of the total...

  • Criminals behind the Trojan have adopted a new technique to spread their malware (image: file)

    Obad.a Trojan adopts new technique to spread

    September 20, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Over the last three months Kaspersky analysts have been investigating how the Obad.a Trojan, a malicious app for Android, is distributed. It transpires that the criminals behind the Trojan have adopted a new technique to spread their malware. For the first...