Articles by 'Gotham'

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 6, The Register – (International) Microsoft and FBI storm ramparts of Citadel botnets. Microsoft and the FBI have disabled around 1,000 of the estimated 1,400 botnets created by the Citadel botnet malware that have stolen more than $500 million. Microsoft also filed suit against the alleged controller of the botnet, and the FBI is working with law enforcement in various countries to identify the botmaster and 81 bot herders. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/06/06/microsoft_feds_breach_citadel_... read more.

  • June 07, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 6, The Register – (International) Microsoft and FBI storm ramparts of Citadel botnets. Microsoft and the FBI have disabled around 1,000 of the estimated 1,400 botnets created by the Citadel botnet malware that have stolen more than $500 million. Microsoft also filed suit against the alleged controller of the botnet, and the FBI is working with law enforcement in various countries to identify the botmaster and 81 bot herders. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/06/06/microsoft_feds_breach_citadel_... read more.

  • June 07, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 5, Softpedia – (International) Systems of DNSimple and easyDNS abused for DNS amplification attack.Recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against DNS providers DNSimple and easyDNS were in fact part of a DNS amplification attack that abused the targets’ systems to power an attack against another target. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Systems-of-DNSimple-and-easyDNS-Abused-for-DNS-Amplification-Attack-358492.shtml June 5, Softpedia – (International) Experts identify source code o... read more.

  • June 06, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 5, Softpedia – (International) Systems of DNSimple and easyDNS abused for DNS amplification attack.Recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against DNS providers DNSimple and easyDNS were in fact part of a DNS amplification attack that abused the targets’ systems to power an attack against another target. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Systems-of-DNSimple-and-easyDNS-Abused-for-DNS-Amplification-Attack-358492.shtml June 5, Softpedia – (International) Experts identify source code o... read more.

  • June 06, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 4, Softpedia – (International) NetTraveler espionage campaign makes 350 high-profile victims in 40 countries. Researchers at Kaspersky identified a long-running cyberespionage campaign with victims in 40 countries known as NetTraveler. The campaign may have begun in 2004 and increased recently, with targets including diplomats, governments, energy companies, defense contractors and industries such as medicine, nuclear power, communications, and others. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/NetTraveler... read more.

  • June 05, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 4, Softpedia – (International) NetTraveler espionage campaign makes 350 high-profile victims in 40 countries. Researchers at Kaspersky identified a long-running cyberespionage campaign with victims in 40 countries known as NetTraveler. The campaign may have begun in 2004 and increased recently, with targets including diplomats, governments, energy companies, defense contractors and industries such as medicine, nuclear power, communications, and others. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/NetTraveler... read more.

  • June 05, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 3, Softpedia – (International) DNSimple hit by major DDOS attack. Hosted DNS service DNSimple reported coming under a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack May 31, and that it continued to be under attack June 3. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/DNSimple-Hit-by-Major-DDOS-Attack-6-3-2013-358037.shtml June 3, SC Magazine – (International) DDoS sends EVE Online offline. Massively multiplayer games EVE Online and DUST 514 were knocked offline due to a massive, sustained distributed de... read more.

  • June 04, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 3, Softpedia – (International) DNSimple hit by major DDOS attack. Hosted DNS service DNSimple reported coming under a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack May 31, and that it continued to be under attack June 3. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/DNSimple-Hit-by-Major-DDOS-Attack-6-3-2013-358037.shtml June 3, SC Magazine – (International) DDoS sends EVE Online offline. Massively multiplayer games EVE Online and DUST 514 were knocked offline due to a massive, sustained distributed de... read more.

  • June 04, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

May 31, SC Magazine – (International) Drupal confirms confidential breach following third-party application vulnerability. The Drupal Association confirmed that an attack that captured the user information of nearly one million users was caused by a known vulnerability in third-party software installed on company servers. Source: http://www.scmagazineuk.com/drupal-confirms-credential-breach-following-third-party-application-vulnerability/article/295645/ May 30, Help Net Security – (International) Apache... read more.

  • June 03, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

May 31, SC Magazine – (International) Drupal confirms confidential breach following third-party application vulnerability. The Drupal Association confirmed that an attack that captured the user information of nearly one million users was caused by a known vulnerability in third-party software installed on company servers. Source: http://www.scmagazineuk.com/drupal-confirms-credential-breach-following-third-party-application-vulnerability/article/295645/ May 30, Help Net Security – (International) Apache... read more.

  • June 03, 2013