Sep 3, 2018

Rise in multifunctional botnets

Botnet ownership is expensive, and to make a profit, criminals must be able to use each and every opportunity to get money out of malware, says Kaspersky Lab.

Nov 3, 2017

When bots go bad

Will SA be spared the impact of the next global cyber hurricane?


IOT offers benefit: but what about security?

The Internet of things has a poor reputation as far as security is?concerned, says Redstor.

Oct 23, 2017

Over 1m organisations infiltrated by new IOT botnet

A new cyber storm is brewing following the discovery of a new botnet infecting devices at a rapid pace.


Botnet attacks target US presidential nominees' sites

With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump making last-ditch efforts to woo voters, attackers have targeted their campaign Web sites.


Botnets: the Web robots you want to avoid

Botnets have been responsible for some of the most costly security incidents experienced during the last 10 years.

Mar 30, 2012

Microsoft seizes Zeus botnet servers

The company plans to maintain the botnets in an effort to upset the operation.

Nov 9, 2011

PineApp takes war to botnets

The company has unveiled a solution that it says can block up to 99% of spam.

May 11, 2011

Botnet attacks get smarter

Around 55 000 different pieces of new malware are being created each day, and anti-virus alone is not enough, says McAfee.

Aug 5, 2009

The economics of botnets

Zombie networks have become a source of income for entire groups of cyber-criminals, says Kaspersky Lab.

Apr 22, 2009

Marshal8e6 reveals insight into botnets

Xarvester and Rustock spambots are capable of sending 25 000 messages per hour.

Jun 13, 2008

MP resigns to fight 'database state'

In today's technology roundup: Google-Yahoo strike deal, MP resigns to fight 'database state', hacker gets 41 months, and Nasa tests Mars robots.

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