Rootkits for everyone
A team of anonymous developers who created a Linux rootkit that runs on GPUs has come up with a proof-of-concept malware does the same on Windows and say a Mac OS X is nearly ready.
Yet it was supposed to be so safe
For at least five years, and probably longer, Linux and BSD servers have been used as spam machines thanks to a backdoor cased by a security flaw.
ESET researchers have found that the spammers are connected with a software company called Yellsoft, which sells DirectMailer, a "system for automated e-mail distribution" that allows users to send out spam.
Botnet has been downed
UK firms have been urged to purge their computers of Beebone distributed malware after the botnet was downed by an international operation.
The AAEH botnet was killed off by Europol's European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), Dutch police and the FBI.
That is our excuse and we are sticking to it
If your boss gets upset with you for watching porn at work you should immediately blame his routers.
Extortion – there is an app for that
Cybercriminals in South Korea and Japan are using Android apps that can steal private data and record conversations for sex extortion.
We should blame Canada more often
The nation famous for not being America and thumping baby seals with baseball bats apparently conducts false flag cyber-attacks on other nations.
Squeeze your node and cough
Although there are still not that many
Catch them in your handkerchief