According to researchers at Click Forensics, computers that are part of the so-called Bahama Botnet are infected with malware that sends them to counterfeit search pages instead of the real thing. They look authentic, and with the help of DNS poisoning routines, they even display google.com yahoo.com or bing.com in the address bar. Read the full story [The Register/Dan Goodin]
Phishers have managed to poison Bing and Yahoo search results for Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox.
Google released a stable channel update for its Chrome browser yesterday, resolving 12 vulnerabilities, one of which one was considered ‘critical’, Google’s most severe rating, ten of which received second most severe ‘high’ ratings, and one receiving a third-in-line ‘medium’ rating.
A team of researchers examined the resiliency of peer-to-peer botnets and mitigation tactics that could help with takedowns.