Slashdot Items Tagged "botnet"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @07:47PM FBI Seizes Control of Russian Botnet
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @02:19PM Mirai IoT Botnet Co-Authors Plead Guilty
Sunday December 03, 2017 @08:31PM How 'Grinch Bots' Are Ruining Online Christmas Shopping
Saturday November 04, 2017 @12:45AM A Third of the Internet Experienced DoS Attacks in the Last Two Years
Thursday November 02, 2017 @08:17PM Malware Developer Who Used Spam Botnet To Pay For College Gets No Prison Time
Saturday October 21, 2017 @02:26PM 2 Million IoT Devices Enslaved By Fast-Growing BotNet
Saturday October 21, 2017 @09:51AM A Gigantic IoT Botnet Has Grown in the Shadows in the Past Month
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @06:17PM At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency For Hackers So Far This Year
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @09:00PM Massive New Spambot Ensnares 711,000,000 Email Addresses
Monday August 28, 2017 @02:29PM Tech Firms Team Up To Take Down 'WireX' Android DDoS Botnet
Monday August 28, 2017 @02:12PM A Year After Mirai: DVR Torture Chamber Test Shows Two Minutes Between Exploits
Friday August 25, 2017 @06:46PM Who's Responsible For IoT Security?
Saturday May 20, 2017 @05:08PM Attackers DDoS WannaCry Kill Switch
Saturday May 20, 2017 @02:57AM Groups War Over Resources For DDoS Attacks
Sunday May 14, 2017 @07:06PM FCC Suspends Net Neutrality Comments, As Chairman Pai Mocks 'Mean Tweets'
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @08:24PM New IoT Malware Targets 100,000 IP Cameras Via Known Flaw
Saturday May 06, 2017 @01:27AM New Shodan Tool Tracks Down Botnet Command-And-Control Servers
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @02:26AM BrickerBot, the Permanent Denial-of-Service Botnet, Is Back With a Vengeance
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:57PM Developer of BrickerBot Malware Claims He Destroyed Over Two Million Devices
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:16PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:47PM UW Professor: The Information War Is Real, and We're Losing It
Saturday March 18, 2017 @01:24AM Bruce Schneier Calls for IoT Legislation, Argues The Internet Is Becoming One Giant Robot
Saturday February 25, 2017 @05:55PM UK Police Arrest Suspect Behind Mirai Malware Attacks On Deutsche Telekom
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:50PM World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature
Thursday February 23, 2017 @05:06PM Study Reveals Bot-On-Bot Editing Wars Raging On Wikipedia's Pages
Saturday February 11, 2017 @06:50PM College Network Attacked With Its Own Insecure IoT Devices
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:22PM Programmer Develops Phone Bot To Target Windows Support Scammers
Sunday February 05, 2017 @04:46PM 14,000 Domains Dropped Dyn's DNS Service After Mirai Attack
Sunday February 05, 2017 @02:33PM Can The Mayhem AI Automate Bug-Patching?
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @06:01PM Researchers Discover Massive Networks of Fake Twitter Accounts
Thursday January 19, 2017 @08:54AM Krebs Pinpoints the Likely Author of the Mirai Botnet
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @01:59PM Bigger Than Mirai: Leet Botnet Delivers 650 Gbps DDoS Attack
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @04:49PM Russian Hackers Stole $5 Million Per Day From Advertisers With Bots and Fake Websites
Sunday December 18, 2016 @06:55PM Ubuntu Survey Discovers 'Consumers Are Terrible' About Updating Their IoT Devices
Sunday December 18, 2016 @05:43PM The FBI Is Arresting People Who Rent DDoS Botnets
Saturday December 17, 2016 @03:25PM Massive Mirai Botnet Hides Its Control Servers On Tor
Saturday December 10, 2016 @12:28AM A 'Turkish Hacker' Is Giving Out Prizes For DDoS Attacks
Friday December 09, 2016 @10:10PM US Think Tank Wants To Regulate The Design of IoT Devices For Security Purposes
Thursday December 01, 2016 @07:21PM International Authorities Take Down Massive 'Avalanche' Botnet, Sinkhole Over 800,000 Domains
Sunday November 27, 2016 @06:30PM You Can Now Rent A Mirai Botnet Of 400,000 Bots
Friday November 25, 2016 @09:24PM Russian Propaganda Effort Helped Spread 'Fake News' During Election, Experts Say
Sunday November 20, 2016 @07:23PM Ask Slashdot: Could A 'Smart Firewall' Protect IoT Devices?
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @06:03PM 4chan May Have Brought Down Pro-Clinton Phone Lines Before Election Day
Thursday November 03, 2016 @03:14PM Mirai Botnet Attackers Are Trying To Knock Liberia Offline
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @06:05PM New, More-Powerful IoT Botnet Infects 3,500 Devices In 5 Days
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @05:08PM How Vigilante Hackers Could Stop the Internet of Things Botnet
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @04:09PM Dyn DNS DDoS Likely The Work of Script Kiddies, Says FlashPoint
Monday October 24, 2016 @12:18AM Slashdot Asks: How Can We Prevent Packet-Flooding DDOS Attacks?
Sunday October 23, 2016 @12:09AM Dyn Executive Responds To Friday's DDOS Attack
Saturday October 22, 2016 @02:07PM John McAfee Thinks North Korea Hacked Dyn, and Iran Hacked the DNC
Friday October 21, 2016 @05:39PM Mirai and Bashlight Join Forces Against DNS Provider Dyn
Friday October 14, 2016 @12:42AM DHS Warns of Mirai Botnet Threat To Cellular Modems
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:06PM MITRE Dangles $50,000 Prize For Spotting Rogue Internet of Things Devices
Sunday October 02, 2016 @04:39PM Krebs Warns Source Code Leaked From Massive IoT Botnet Attack
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @04:42PM OVH Hosting Suffers From Record 1Tbps DDoS Attack Driven By 150K Devices
Monday September 26, 2016 @12:38AM Ask Slashdot: Is My IoT Device Part of a Botnet?
Saturday September 24, 2016 @11:20AM Spam Hits Its Highest Level Since 2010
Sunday September 11, 2016 @07:55AM IoT Devices With Default Telnet Passwords Used As Botnet
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:31PM 'Smart' Electrical Socket Leaks Your Email Address, Can Launch DDoS Attacks
Friday August 12, 2016 @07:47PM LinkedIn Suffers Huge Bot Attack That Steals Members' Personal Data
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:57PM A Massive Botnet of CCTV Cameras Involved In Ferocious DDoS Attacks
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:15PM 3 Million Strong Botnet Grows Right Under Twitter's Nose
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:10PM 3 Million Strong Botnet Grows Right Under Twitter's Nose
Sunday June 19, 2016 @05:22PM Hackers Used Nearly One Million IPs to Brute-Force a Financial Institution
Sunday June 12, 2016 @04:02AM Ransomware Thieves Cost Canada University C$20,000 In Bitcoin
Saturday May 21, 2016 @07:22PM Ransomware Adds DDoS Attacks To Annoy More People
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:04PM Police Reveal Tactics For Fighting Botnets
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @10:26AM This Unusual Botnet Targets Scientists, Engineers, and Academics
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @07:15PM Security Firm Discovers Secret Plan To Hack Numerous Websites and Forums
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @10:41AM BAE Systems Warns About Shape-Shifting Strain of Qbot Malware
Thursday February 25, 2016 @09:40AM Google Releases Project Shield To Fight Against DDoS Attacks
Friday February 05, 2016 @06:31PM Online Museum Displays Decades of Malware
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:02AM ProxyBack Malware Turns Infected Computers into Internet Proxies
Monday December 28, 2015 @01:01AM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Friday December 25, 2015 @06:35PM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:55PM Despite Takedown, the Dridex Botnet Is Running Again
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:24AM Ask Slashdot: Should I Publish My Collection of Email Spamming IP Addresses?
Friday August 21, 2015 @11:00PM WordPress Hacks Behind Surging Neutrino EK Traffic
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @12:01PM Cleaning Up Botnets Takes Years, May Never Be Completed
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @12:04PM Akamai Warns: Linux Systems Infiltrated and Controlled In a DDoS Botnet
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @09:33AM Alleged Massive Account and Password Seizure By Russian Group
Monday July 28, 2014 @11:53AM Internet Census 2012 Data Examined: Authentic, But Chaotic and Unethical
Thursday July 17, 2014 @01:22PM Pushdo Trojan Infects 11,000 Systems In 24 Hours
Saturday October 05, 2013 @02:00PM The Hail Mary Cloud and the Lessons Learned
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:52AM Sinkhole Sucks Brains From Wasteful Bitcoin Mining Botnet
Thursday September 05, 2013 @12:19PM Security Company Attributes Tor Traffic Surge To Botnet
Wednesday May 29, 2013 @09:47AM Ruby On Rails Exploit Used To Build IRC Botnet
Wednesday May 01, 2013 @07:05PM E-Sports League Stuffed Bitcoin Mining Code Inside Client Software
Thursday March 21, 2013 @01:36PM New OS X Trojan Adware Injects Ads Into Chrome, Firefox, Safari
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @11:20AM Botnet Uses Default Passwords To Conduct "Internet Census 2012"
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @06:48AM Chameleon Botnet Costs Advertisers £4M Every Month
Friday February 08, 2013 @01:46AM Rich Countries Suffer Less Malware, Says Microsoft Study
Sunday January 13, 2013 @05:31AM Alleged ZeuS Botmaster Arrested For Stealing $100M From US Banks
Sunday December 09, 2012 @07:07PM Tor network used to command Skynet botnet
Thursday September 13, 2012 @02:54PM Microsoft Disrupts Nitol Botnet
Sunday September 09, 2012 @05:34PM Arizona Botnet Controller Draws 30-Month Federal Sentence
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @11:27AM A Month After Grum Botnet Takedown, Spam Back To Previous Levels
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @10:51AM Grum Botnet: Down One Month, No Impact on Spam
Friday August 24, 2012 @06:31PM The Attacker's Trade-Off: Stealth Versus Resilience
Thursday July 19, 2012 @10:36AM New Round of Server Take-Downs Fells Grum Botnet
Thursday July 19, 2012 @07:14AM Grum Botnet Bites The Dust
Tuesday July 17, 2012 @05:51PM Dutch Police Takedown C&Cs Used By Grum Botnet
Tuesday July 17, 2012 @11:18AM Dutch Police Takedown C&Cs Used by Grum Botnet
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @04:37PM White House Announces Initiative to Fight Botnets
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @07:26PM Four years' jail for Bredolab botnet author
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @09:26PM Apple to release Flashback removal software, working to take down botnet
Monday April 09, 2012 @08:36PM Apple Snubs Security Firm That Spotted Mac Botnet
Thursday March 29, 2012 @03:23PM Kelihos Returns: Same Botnet or New Version?
Thursday March 29, 2012 @08:27AM MacControl Trojan Being Used In Targeted Attacks Against OS X Users
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @01:35PM Kaspersky Takes Down Kelihos Botnet Again, Expects Return
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @12:28PM Taking Down DNSChanger: A First Person Account
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @12:01PM Researchers Take Down 110k Strong Khelios P2P Botnet
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @11:52AM A First Person Account of DNSChanger Takedown Operation and Clean-Up Task
Monday March 26, 2012 @03:07PM Microsoft Leads Sting Operation Against Zeus Botnets
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @06:58PM New Windows RDP Flaw allows unauthenticated code execution
Saturday February 25, 2012 @12:55PM New ZeuS Botnet No Longer Needs Central Command Servers
Friday February 24, 2012 @12:12PM New ZeuS botnet no longer needs Central Command Servers
Thursday February 23, 2012 @01:19AM Disconnection of Millions of DNSChanger-Infected PCs Delayed
Thursday February 16, 2012 @09:46AM New Waledec Botnet Variant Sniffs Passwords
Saturday February 11, 2012 @11:31PM Tools, Techniques, Procedures of the RSA Hackers Revealed
Thursday February 02, 2012 @06:41PM Kelihos botnet comes back to life
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @04:06PM Microsoft Names Reputed Head of Kelihos Botnet
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @02:23PM Microsoft Names Reputed Head of Kelihos Botnet
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @11:38AM Koobface Malware Traced To 5 Russians
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @11:33AM Creators of the Koobface malware named
Monday October 31, 2011 @12:06PM Microsoft Drops Suit Against Firm In Botnet Case
Saturday October 29, 2011 @11:49AM Microsoft Drops Suit Against firm in Botnet Case
Friday September 30, 2011 @04:48PM The Inside Story of the Kelihos Takedown
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @03:29PM Microsoft Disables Kelihos Botnet
Saturday September 17, 2011 @09:47AM SpyEye Botnet Nets Fraudster $3.2M in Six Months
Tuesday July 12, 2011 @11:18AM Spammers Prefer Compromised Accounts To Botnets
Thursday July 07, 2011 @11:14PM Microsoft: No Botnet Is Indestructible
Thursday June 30, 2011 @09:40PM Massive Botnet "Indestructible," Say Researchers
Friday May 06, 2011 @03:38AM Multiplatform Java Botnet Spotted In the Wild
Friday April 15, 2011 @06:16PM Former Internet Vigilante Gets Two Years For DDoS
Wednesday April 13, 2011 @08:55PM DOJ Gets Court Permission To Attack Botnet
Thursday April 07, 2011 @12:33PM Two Years After Conficker, Are We Still at Risk?
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @11:32AM Spam Drops 1/3 After Rustock Botnet Gets Crushed
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @09:54AM Spam Drops 1/3 After Rustock Botnet Gets Crushed
Thursday January 27, 2011 @10:25PM Years-Old Conficker Worm Still a Threat
Thursday January 27, 2011 @03:33PM Years-old Conficker Worm Still A Threat
Thursday January 27, 2011 @02:53PM Hackers Bringing Telnet Back
Thursday January 27, 2011 @11:51AM Hackers Increasingly Using Twitter For Botnets
Tuesday January 11, 2011 @12:53PM Microsoft Looking Into Windows Phone 7's 'Excessive' Data Use
Wednesday January 05, 2011 @01:51PM Storm Botnet Returns As Part of New Year's Attacks
Friday December 17, 2010 @10:01PM Raising a Botnet In Captivity
Monday December 13, 2010 @10:48AM Operation Payback and Hactivism 101
Sunday December 12, 2010 @09:29PM Has Progress Been Made In Fighting DDoS Attacks?
Friday December 10, 2010 @10:28PM 'Anonymous' WikiLeaks Proponents Not So Anonymous
Thursday December 09, 2010 @10:54AM Operation Payback's Command and Control System
Saturday November 13, 2010 @01:32PM Researchers Take Down Koobface Servers
Saturday November 13, 2010 @03:29AM Researchers take down Koobface servers
Thursday November 04, 2010 @12:24PM Massive DDoS Cuts Myanmar Off From Net
Wednesday October 27, 2010 @02:16AM Rise of the Small Botnet
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @07:09PM Bredolab Botnet Taken Down
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @09:01AM Rise of the Small Botnet
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @01:33AM Iranian Cyber Army moves into botnets
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @06:19PM Hacker Business Models
Thursday October 14, 2010 @01:00AM US Reigns As Most Bot-Infected Country
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @07:43PM Microsoft looks to courts for botnet takedowns
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @03:17PM Should ISPs Cut Off Bot-infected Users?
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @02:57PM Should ISPs cut off bot-infected users?
Thursday September 30, 2010 @06:46PM US, NY Bust 92 Mules In 'ZeuS Trojan' Crime Ring
Wednesday September 01, 2010 @01:05PM "Do-it-Yourself" Botnet Kits Gain Momentum
Saturday August 28, 2010 @08:55PM Researchers Cripple Pushdo Botnet
Wednesday August 04, 2010 @11:12AM Large Zeus Botnet Used For Financial Fraud
Thursday July 29, 2010 @01:38PM Suspected Mariposa Botnet Creator Arrested
Monday July 05, 2010 @08:19PM Photo Kiosks Infecting Customers' USB Devices
Monday June 07, 2010 @08:30PM Botnets Using Ubiquity For Security
Sunday June 06, 2010 @05:53PM Australian ISPs to throttle, quarantine zombie PCs
Sunday June 06, 2010 @04:51PM Prosecuting DDoS Attacks?
Thursday May 27, 2010 @02:05PM Symantec Finds Server Containing 44 Million Stolen Gaming Credentials
Monday May 03, 2010 @12:49PM Mariposa Botmasters Sought Real Jobs After Arrest
Tuesday April 27, 2010 @10:04PM Hacking, with the help from Social Sites
Thursday April 15, 2010 @07:49PM Zeus Botnet Exploits Unpatched PDF Flaw
Tuesday April 06, 2010 @01:04PM A Year's Further Research On an Espionage Network
Friday April 02, 2010 @07:14PM Seeking Competitive Advantage, For Malware
Friday April 02, 2010 @07:41AM Microsoft Fuzzing Botnet Finds 1,800 Office Bugs
Wednesday March 31, 2010 @06:46PM The Biggest Cloud Providers Are Botnets
Tuesday March 23, 2010 @03:22AM How To Avoid a Botnet Infection?
Saturday March 20, 2010 @01:25PM Naming and Shaming "Bad" ISPs
Friday March 19, 2010 @12:07PM Memory Cards of 3,000 Phones Infected By Malware
Tuesday March 16, 2010 @02:12PM Waledac Botnet Now Completely Offline, Experts Say
Friday March 12, 2010 @10:48PM Malware Authors Learn Market Segmentation From the Best
Thursday March 11, 2010 @10:10PM Zeus Botnet Down But Not Out
Thursday March 11, 2010 @06:39PM Zeus botnet down but not out
Thursday March 11, 2010 @09:36AM Zeus Botnet Dealt a Blow As ISPs Troyak, Group 3 Knocked Out
Tuesday March 09, 2010 @10:34PM HTC Android Phones Found With Malware Pre-Installed
Friday March 05, 2010 @08:43PM Mariposa Botnet Authors Unlikely To See Jail Time
Wednesday March 03, 2010 @04:17AM Mariposa Botnet Beheaded
Tuesday March 02, 2010 @11:37PM Spanish police take down massive Mariposa botnet
Thursday February 25, 2010 @09:11AM Microsoft Secretly Beheads Notorious Waledac Botnet
Monday February 22, 2010 @01:37AM Chuck Norris Attacks Linux-Based Routers, Modems
Sunday February 21, 2010 @06:37PM Chuck Norris attacks Linux-based routers, modems
Monday February 15, 2010 @02:05AM Operation Titstorm Hits the Streets
Monday February 15, 2010 @01:57AM Operation Titstorm hits the streets
Friday February 12, 2010 @10:28AM Anonymous Speaks About Australian Gov't. Attacks
Thursday February 11, 2010 @04:35PM New Russian Botnet Tries To Kill Rivals
Tuesday February 02, 2010 @08:45AM Botnet Targets Web Sites With Junk SSL Connections
Monday February 01, 2010 @06:46PM Botnet targets Web sites with junk SSL connection