We write often about attacks linked to massive botnets like Cutwail, Sality and others. But what does botnet activity really look like, were you to visualize it? Security firm Unveillance has put together this short (five minute) video to help explain.
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Last.fm, the online music streaming service, said it has implemented ‘more rigorous’ security for customer account passwords in the wake of reports that some of those passwords had been leaked online.
Loose security protecting voice mailboxes at mobile carrier AT&T provided a key element necessary to successfully hack the Google Enterprise Apps account of tech firm CloudFlare, according to an account of the hack posted by CEO Matthew Prince.
Blizzard Entertainment’s update to the mega-popular Diablo game franchise hit a major snag over the weekend, after users started peppering support boards and the company with reports of raided accounts, missing virtual “gold” and mysterious new friends.
Spammers have jumped on the latest social media craze: the photo sharing site Pinterest. And they’re being helped out by new, automated spam toolkits designed to exploit the fast growing new social network.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has become increasingly concerned over the usage of the mostly-anonymous payment network Bitcoin by hackers and cybercriminals, according to an unclassified report obtained by Wired this week.
Just fewer than 10 percent of websites serve some sort of malicious purpose, with an additional nine percent of sites being characterized as “suspicious” by Zscaler in a new research report.
Anti malware company Symantec released its threat report for 2011 on Monday. Buried in the dry statistics about the number of Web based attacks and malicious programs detected during the year are some surprising facts. Among them: religious-themed Web sites are among the dirtiest on the Internet.
The Obama Administration joined the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) debate yesterday when a senior State Department advisor told The Guardian that the White House opposed the controversial bill.