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  • DNS agility leads to botnet detection

    Online criminals have evolved their tactics to harden their botnets against takedown using a variety of tactics, including fast-flux networks and Conficker-like dynamic domain generation. Yet, such tactics can also pinpoint when such networks are being created by bot operators, according to research from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

    Robert Lemos | 22 Jun | Read more

  • Zeus leaks give tools to researchers, attackers

    The source code and a manual to the popular crimeware creation kit Zeus has been leaked, perhaps giving defenders additional tools to fight infections but also raising concerns that criminals may use the source code to create a rapidly expanding compendium of variants.

    Robert Lemos | 14 May | Read more