Posts Tagged ‘Bot and BotNet Research’

550 000 Apple Mac Infected with the FlashBack Malware

Yesterday apple released an urgent update for the critical vulnerability in java component, this bug have been widely exploited on internet to spread BackDoor.Flashback malware that are targeting Mac operating system. Today Dr.web a security software company posted very interesting states that shows number of infected hosts in the cyberspace. What is important is that [...]

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IRC-Based Botnets Almost Vanishing!

Botnet Number that is controlled over web servers are five times the number of botnets controlled by IRC-channels this is according to a new research conducted by Team Cymru Security experts. The IRC botnet has decreased significantly due to some limitation over controlling and sending different instruction by the command-and-control (C&C) servers. “the US is [...]

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Anti-Malware Testing Standard In‐The‐Cloud Security Products

The AMTSO has released a new best practices related to testing the cloud products. This pdf document covers several topics such as virtualization, connection filtering and the repeatability of the tests and an example Methodology for testing in‐the‐Cloud Solutions.Among the participants of this release some anti-virus companies like Symantec, McAfee and Trend Micro. By lunching [...]

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