Massive Mariposa botnet busted, three arrested

Spanish authorities have arrested three men in an operation that has crushed a major botnet network of infected computers. The Mariposa botnet, which appears to be one of the world's largest, took over

Published on: March 4th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Hackers peddling stolen Twitter accounts for $1,000

According to researchers at Kaspersky Lab, cybercriminals are trying to sell hacked Twitter user names and passwords on-line for hundreds of dollars.Since 2005, the bad guys have been developing new data-stealing malware that

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Robert MacMillan and Gregg Keizer

The community should unite for security

There are a number of key trends right now leading to optimization of technology, such as encryption in Windows Vista. However, optimization of people and process is still needed, as is a common

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Stephen Ibaraki