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Microsoft helped disrupt the infamous Trickbot botnet

By black lotus labs, botnet, cyber command, election, election 2020, Elections, engadget, eset, fs-isac, gear, Internet, lumen, malware, Microsoft, News, ransomware, russia, ryuk, Security, symantec, trickbot

It’s not just the US government racing to disrupt the Trickbot botnet ahead of elections. Microsoft has revealed that it and multiple partners (including ESET, Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs, NTT, Symantec and FS-ISAC) have taken steps to disrupt Tr…

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Microsoft disrupts a botnet that infected 9 million computers

By algorithm, botnet, Business, cybercrime, domains, engadget, gear, Internet, malware, Microsoft, necrus, personal computing, personalcomputing, Security

Today, Microsoft and partners from 35 countries took steps to disrupt a botnet behind the world’s largest cybercrime network. The botnet, Necurs, has infected an estimated nine million computers worldwide, and it’s one of the largest spam email netwo…

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Kelihos botnet operator pleads guilty to hacking and fraud charges

By botnet, crime, cybercrime, engadget, gear, Internet, kelihos, kelihosbotnet, malware, peterlevashov, piotrlevashov, ransomware, Security

The Kelihos botnet story appears to be winding to a close. Russian Peter Levashov has pleaded guilty to charges relating his operation of the botnet, including intentional damage to a computer, wire fraud, conspiracy and identity theft. He r…

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Mirai botnet creators plead guilty to charges over 2016 attack

By botnet, briankrebs, cyberattack, cybersecurity, DDOS, dyn, engadget, gear, Internet, krebsonsecurity, miraibotnet, newyorktimes, parasjha, reddit, Security, Twitter

The individuals behind the Mirai botnet that caused nationwide internet outages in October of last year have pleaded guilty to federal charges, ZDNet reports. Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman were indicted by a court in Alaska earlier…

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How to adult at security

By adulting, adultingweek2017, av, botnet, Business, Culture, cybersecurity, engadget, gear, home, identitytheft, personal computing, personalcomputing, randomware, rsa, Security, services, surveillance

You’re a grown-ass adult — so stop using the same password for everything. Seriously, your cat’s name followed by your birthday isn’t fooling anybody. Don’t be that guy (of any gender) who gets totally owned by ransomware. Pull up your big-person pa…

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Russia used a cybercriminal’s botnet for a spying campaign

By botnet, Culture, engadget, espionage, evgeniybogachev, fsb, gameoverzeus, hack, Hacking, Internet, politics, russia, Security, spying, surveillance, zeus

It’s no secret that the lines between state-sponsored hacking and cybercrime are fuzzy. After all, relying on professional crooks offers plausible deniability if the intruders are ever caught. However, it’s now apparent that those lines sometimes dis…

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How an animated-GIF camera morphed into a nascent chip empire

By botnet, chip, chippro, dashbot, engadget, gadgetry, Gadgets, gear, gif, Hacking, haxaccelerator, Mirai, nextthingco, otto, raspberrypi, Security

Not many computers can thank GIFs for their existence. In 2013, Dave Rauchwerk worked on a San Francisco art installation that allowed people to record and project a GIF of themselves onto a building. It was popular and led to Rauchwerk joinin…

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How an animated-GIF camera morphed into a nascent chip empire

By botnet, chip, chippro, dashbot, engadget, gadgetry, Gadgets, gear, gif, Hacking, haxaccelerator, Mirai, nextthingco, otto, raspberrypi, Security

Not many computers can thank GIFs for their existence. In 2013, Dave Rauchwerk worked on a San Francisco art installation that allowed people to record and project a GIF of themselves onto a building. It was popular and led to Rauchwerk joinin…

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