News tagged ‘botnet’

Monday, 15 Apr 2013

Attack on WordPress Sites Spawns Super Botnet

Attack on WordPress Sites Spawns Super Botnet

Security analysts have detected an on-going attack on computers and servers running the WordPress blogging applications. Confirmed by three separate web hosting services, the assailants are using brute force attacks to steal administrative credentials for themselves.

Friday, 20 Jul 2012

World's Third Largest Spam Botnet Taken Down

World's Third Largest Spam Botnet Taken Down

Grum, which is recognized as the world's third largest spam botnet, has been taken down thanks to the efforts of security firm FireEye.

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012

Apple Working Towards Flashback Solution

Apple Working Towards Flashback Solution

Flashback malware has finally become a big enough security threat that even Apple has acknowledged its impact, and has announced that it is hard at work on a solution.

Monday, 9 Apr 2012

The Fallout from Flashback Malware

The Fallout from Flashback Malware

While Apple might have been able to bring the recent Flashback malware under control, web security experts are now releasing details detailing the extent of damage caused.

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