Botnet

Check Point Software: 'Black Rose Lucy' botnet threatens Android devices
A scary new threat sold as a service to hackers has the potential to completely take over Android devices.
Sharing is caring, but is it safe?
A dynamic playground for mobile apps, the sharing economy has nestled itself into almost every corner in the region.
Malaysia less susceptible to malware than emerging economies in APAC: Malwarebytes
The country ranks fifth in volume of malware detected in the country amongst other countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Viking Horde ready to invade
Viking Horde conducts ad fraud, but can also be used for other attack purposes such as DDoS attacks, spam messages, and more
Akamai warns banks of new ‘crime kit’
Akamai Technologies Inc is alerting banks and enterprises to the use of Yummba webinject tools in banking fraud, and making banks even more vulnerable to malware.
CSM and Microsoft in malware threat intelligence initiative
CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) has announced the activation of a Cyber Threat Intelligence Programme (CTIP) in partnership with Microsoft Malaysia.
Increased security threat from ‘one-day wonder’ websites
Over 70% of Web-based hostnames appear for just 24 hours, according to Blue Coat Systems Inc, which specialises in what it calls ‘business assurance’ technology.
DDoS attacks grow, era of botnets: Akamai’s Prolexic report
DDoS attacks are continuing in high numbers, backed by more insidious botnets, according to the Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report.
First-ever case of mobile trojan spreading via ‘alien’ botnets
Over the last three months Kaspersky Lab analysts have been investigating how the Obad.a trojan, a malicious app for Android, is being distributed. It transpires that for the first time in the history of mobile cybercrime, a trojan is being spread using botnets controlled by other criminal groups.
Bitcoin botnet ZeroAccess tops threat list: Fortinet
Bitcoin mining botnet ZeroAccess was the number one threat this quarter, according to the latest FortiGuard threat landscape report, while two new Android adware variants have climbed the watch list in the last 90 days.
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