Criminal cybergangs must be harried, hounded and hunted until they're driven out of business, a noted botnet researcher said today as he prepared to pitch a new anti-malware strategy later this week at
Although the shutdown of a California Web hosting company eradicated several prominent botnets last year, others have stepped up to fill the gaps, a security researcher said today.Gone from the landscape are "Srizbi"
Spam e-mail is making a swift rebound since a spam-friendly hosting provider was taken offline just two months ago, in part thanks to a technique that disguises spam as legitimate e-mail marketing messages.After
Two weeks after a hosting firm's shutdown sent global spam volumes plummeting, some researchers say spam has already bounced back.The shutdown of California-based McColo Corp., a company that hosted a staggering variety of
The shutdown last week of a U.S.-based Web hosting company crippled more than 500,000 bots, or compromised computers, which are no longer able to receive commands from criminals, a security researcher said today.Although