Twitter verified a number of bot accounts—raising questions about security (updated)
Six users with fake profile pics were seemingly verified less than one month after being created.
On Jul 12, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
The botnet that broke the internet in 2016 was built for Minecraft
The Mirai botnet is now one of the most feared malware in existence.
On Dec 14, 2017 by Phillip Tracy
The internet is freaking out after troll hijacks 150,000 printers, prints strange messages
Check if your printer is vulnerable. It probably is.
On Feb 7, 2017 by Phillip Tracy
One of the longest living email-spam botnets is dead
Ukranian Cyber Police are conducting an ongoing criminal investigation into the malware.
On Apr 7, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Hacker who tried to get a U.S. journalist busted for heroin pleads guilty to botnet conspiracy
It's a strong argument for never framing a journalist who's smarter than you with Bitcoin-purchased heroin.
On Jan 21, 2016 by Kevin Collier
Anonymous accused of running a botnet using thousands of hacked home routers
Go change your home router password now.
On May 12, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
FBI and Europol bring down ‘shapeshifting’ Beebone botnet
If you get an email from your ISP, you've been infected.
On Apr 9, 2015 by JC Sevcik
Don’t get caught in a phishing scam this holiday season
You should always be on alert—especially now.
On Dec 4, 2014 by Selena Larson
The black market for Chinese cybercrime is booming
The prices are cheaper and the tools are better than ever before.
On Sep 4, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
FBI marks Russian Evgeniy Bogachev as author of Gameover Zeus botnet
Finally, a crackdown on the scourge of Russian boater-hackers.
On Jun 3, 2014 by Kevin Collier
The next big cyberattack could be launched from your fridge
Criminals have compromised your crisper.
On Jan 17, 2014 by Miles Klee
Amazon hosts more malware than any other Internet service provider
Thieves use the company's domains to shop for your private data.
On Jan 16, 2014 by Miles Klee
Microsoft partners with FBI to take down nefarious botnet
When it came to its own bottom line, the tech giant got in bed with the government.
On Dec 6, 2013 by Miles Klee
2 million hacked usernames and passwords discovered in a massive online dump
Wanna guess how many passwords were "password"?
On Dec 4, 2013 by Kevin Collier