Blog Posts Tagged with "conficker"

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Researcher Traces Stuxnet/Duqu Timeline Back to 2006

December 02, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"May 2006 - Engineers compile code for a component of Stuxnet that will allow them to attack programmable logic controllers, or PLCs, manufactured by Siemens of Germany. Iran's nuclear program uses Siemens PLCs to control the gas centrifuges in its uranium enrichment facilities..."

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Think You’re Protected? Think Again...

October 18, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

Now as companies leverage the power of the web, information security has evolved yet again: We are in the application security era. And as big companies get better at locking down their software and protecting their data, criminals are targeting the little guy...

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Authorities Bust $72 Million Dollar Conficker Fraud Ring

June 27, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The Security Service of Ukraine, in coordination with the law enforcement agencies of United States, Great Britain, Netherlands, France, Germany, Latvia, Cyprus and other countries (10 in total), defeated illegal activity of the international criminal group of hackers..."

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A Good Decade for Cyber Crime

March 15, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

Cybercrime is one of the most lucrative industries, growing by double digits year after year. Over the last decade, cyber crooks have developed sophisticated ways to prey on an explosion of Internet users with little danger of being caught. A few famous exploits illustrate different eras of cybercrime...

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McAfee's Top Five Exploits and Scams of the Decade

January 30, 2011 Added by:Headlines

McAfee has issued an interesting report that explores ten years of innovation in malware and online criminal activity. The report goes into detail about the evolution and culture surrounding landmark exploits and cyber scams, and presents a really interesting read...

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Decade's Top Ten Technology Panics

January 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Some of the items are expected, and some obvious choices are not in the mix. Nonetheless, they make for an interesting read and good fodder for reminiscing some of the low-lights of the past decade...

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O Botnet, Where Art Thou?

December 17, 2009 Added by:Bill Wildprett, CISSP, CISA

Yes, like an Odyssey worthy of Homer or a George Clooney movie, the saga of the Conficker botnet continues.  The Most Excellent folks at Shadowserver have posted an update today.

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