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Botnets are a network of computers which interconnect after they have been infected with a malicious payload. If a computer is part of a botnetwork, then it will go unnoticed by its owner that remote commands were sent by cyber criminals to be used for distributing Spam or infecting other computers whilst being online.
Botnets function as an infrastructural basis of Internet crime, and are one of the largest illegal sources of income in the Internet. With the Anti-Botnet-Advisory Centre we would like to reduce the number of Botnet infected computers and so withdrawing a cyber criminals foundation.
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The goal of fast-flux is for a fully qualified domain name (such as www.example.com) to have multiple (hundreds or even thousands) IP addresses assigned to it. These IP addresses are swapped in and out of flux with extreme frequency, using a combination of
On 11th of June SANS Internet Storm Centre reported that Cryptowall 3.0 infections sources added recently a new catalyst: malicious spam campaigns. This piece of news follows the recent discovery of another spam campaign in April that was pushing CTB Locke
ZeroAccess, also known as max++ and Sirefef, is Trojan horse computer malware that affects Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is used to download other malware on an infected machine from a botnet mostly involved in Bitcoin mining and click fraud, whi
The objective of this report is to analyze cyber security alerts collected and processed by CERT-RO in 2014, in order to obtain an overview of the relevant events to risk assessment on cyber security IT infrastructure and electronic communications in Roman
On 24 February, Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) coordinated a joint international operation from its operational centre in The Hague, which targeted the Ramnit botnet that had infected 3.2 million computers all around the world. The operation
Regarding the security of your computer please consider the following basic rules:
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