Neowin News Feed for: Botnets https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/botnets/ Neowin News Feed for: Botnets en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Hacker who commanded a 100,000+ strong bot army taken down by Ukrainian cops https://www.neowin.net/news/hacker-who-commanded-a-100000-strong-bot-army-taken-down-by-ukrainian-cops/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1629482400_global_ddos_attack_(source-_cloudflare_video)_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A Ukraine-based hacker who created and coordinated various cyberattacks like DDoS, spamming, or brute-forcing, using his 100,000+ bots has been arrested today by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU). <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hacker-who-commanded-a-100000-strong-bot-army-taken-down-by-ukrainian-cops">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:04:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hacker-who-commanded-a-100000-strong-bot-army-taken-down-by-ukrainian-cops Cloudflare says it handled the most monstrous DDoS attack ever like a total champ https://www.neowin.net/news/cloudflare-says-it-handled-the-most-monstrous-ddos-attack-ever-like-a-total-champ/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1629482400_global_ddos_attack_(source-_cloudflare_video)_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare says it mitigated the largest DDoS attack ever with the help of its in-house DDoS protection daemon. According to its data, this massive attack brought in 17.2 million requests per second. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cloudflare-says-it-handled-the-most-monstrous-ddos-attack-ever-like-a-total-champ">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Fri, 20 Aug 2021 20:34:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cloudflare-says-it-handled-the-most-monstrous-ddos-attack-ever-like-a-total-champ The United States is a hive for botnets https://www.neowin.net/news/the-united-states-is-a-hive-for-botnets/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/78071833usbotnets_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>McAfee Labs has discovered that the United States is the country with the most active botnet command servers, coming in a whopping 631 and beating other contenders by quite a margin <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/the-united-states-is-a-hive-for-botnets">Read more...</a> tim.schiesser@neowin.net (Tim Schiesser) Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:10:47 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-united-states-is-a-hive-for-botnets Microsoft to keep control of two Zeus botnets for two years https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-to-keep-control-of-two-zeus-botnets-for-two-years/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/210386213microsoft-logo-2012-dark-grey.png" alt="" /></div>A federal court has granted Microsoft&#039;s request to keep control of two Zeus malware-based botnets for the next two year while the company works to clean the PCs infected with the malware. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-to-keep-control-of-two-zeus-botnets-for-two-years">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Sat, 01 Dec 2012 18:28:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-to-keep-control-of-two-zeus-botnets-for-two-years Have we lost the battle for desktop security? https://www.neowin.net/news/have-we-lost-the-battle-for-desktop-security/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1868610878a.jpg" alt="" /></div>We hear the warnings everywhere these days. Don&#039;t click on links from unknown sources, don&#039;t open attachments unless you know their contents, don&#039;t friend strangers on Facebook, and so many more. It&#039;s safe to say... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/have-we-lost-the-battle-for-desktop-security">Read more...</a> tzvi.friedman@neowin.net (Tzvi Friedman) Sun, 09 May 2010 22:47:31 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/have-we-lost-the-battle-for-desktop-security Botnets Plus Spam Equals Trouble https://www.neowin.net/news/botnets-plus-spam-equals-trouble/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cybercrime is going upscale. Criminals are not just putting together bigger botnets--more than a million computers in some cases--they are also adopting the principles of modern marketing to get their products onto your users' computers.... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/botnets-plus-spam-equals-trouble">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 08 Jan 2008 10:34:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/botnets-plus-spam-equals-trouble FBI: Over one million computers working for botnets https://www.neowin.net/news/fbi-over-one-million-computers-working-for-botnets/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With help from industry partners, the US Department of Justice and the FBI have released a statement that they have identified over one million computers who have become part of a botnet. The FBI and... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/fbi-over-one-million-computers-working-for-botnets">Read more...</a> () Thu, 14 Jun 2007 19:20:09 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/fbi-over-one-million-computers-working-for-botnets Microsoft Takes On Spamming Botnets https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-takes-on-spamming-botnets/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has filed lawsuits against 13 unnamed senders of spam e-mail who used botnets to distribute their messages. The actual charges were filed in August, but Microsoft only now unveiled details about the case. A... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-takes-on-spamming-botnets">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Oct 2005 18:55:22 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-takes-on-spamming-botnets