Distributed denial-of-service attacks are mounting, so the Cloud Security Alliance formed the Anti-Bot Working Group to help fight this threat.
Microsoft and Symantec have touted taking down major botnets, but one expert calls their actions ineffective and aimed primarily at getting attention.
Mobile botnets are on the rise and cybercriminals are using the Google Cloud Messaging service to distribute malware, a new report says.
Hundreds of global organizations have been infected by a Russian botnet as part of a cybercrime campaign that could be connected to the mysterious traffic spike that hit the Tor anonymity system in August, security firm Websense says.
Poor updating and sometimes no updating is leaving large numbers of WordPress websites open to exploitation in cybercriminal campaigns, security experts report.
A new piece of information-stealing malware that appeared earlier this year has been rapidly gaining traction during the past few weeks, with hundreds of infection attempts being detected every day by antivirus vendors.
Obad malware grows through zombie net, while Hesperbot takes a new tack on banking malware
The spike is likely being caused by a botnet, according to one of the original Tor developers.
Some security criticize the tactic of modifying a person's computer without permission, even if the intention is good.