Bamital botnet servers seized by Microsoft and Symantec

Microsoft teamed up with Symantec to take down a nasty malware affecting thousands upon thousands of PCs. Bamital botnet hijacked people’s search experiences and redirected victims to potentially dangerous sites that could leave them vulnerable to other online threats and steal their personal information. Experts from the organizations obtained a court order and shut down servers at … Continue reading

Take down of fifth most widespread ‘Virut Botnet’

  NASK the domain registrar that operates the “.pl” Polish top-level domain registry has seized multiple domains used for cyber crime activities by spreading Waledac malware distributed by the Virut botnet. According to Poland’s Computer Emergency Response Team, Virut was first detected in 2006 and became a serious threat with an estimated size of more than 300,000 compromised … Continue reading

Stabuniq Trojan rapidly stealing data from US banks

Stabuniq Trojan rapidly stealing data from US banks   Trojan.Stabuniq geographic distribution by unique IP address Security researchers from Symantec have identified a new Trojan that appears to be targeting financial institutions. Dubbed Trojan.Stabuniq, the malware has been collecting information from infected systems potentially for the preparation of a more damaging attack. According to researchers, roughly 40 IP … Continue reading

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