News tagged with botnet

The dangers of too much Java

Justin Cappos, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU-Poly, has long been wary of the security risks inherent in Java, the programming language developed by Sun Microsystems ...

dateJan 31, 2013 in Software
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Researchers zap huge global spam 'botnet'

A huge global 'botnet' responsible for sending out millions of spam messages each day has been shut down by a collaborative effort from security experts in the US, Britain and Russia, researchers said.

dateJul 19, 2012 in Internet
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Microsoft engineer eyeballs Android botnet

(Phys.org) -- A Microsoft engineer has spotted a botnet that targets Yahoo! Mail users using Android devices. Terry Zink , who also writes an Internet security blog, said he has evidence of a botnet running on Android devices ...

dateJul 04, 2012 in Internet report
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