Click Fraud Gang Used Bamital Botnet To Control A Million Computers Worldwide

A global cyber crime operation that controlled hundreds of thousands of PCs without the knowledge of their users has been shut down. The huge network of zombie computers is estimated to have 1 million PCs currently infected with malicious software that enslaved them into the botnet called Bamital. Bamital also had the ability to take… Continue Reading …

World Cup Fever Grips Twitter And Google – Stay Up To Date Online

The South Africa World Cup 2010 has started with a bang after a spectacular 1st goal of the tournament by striker Tshabalala for the host nation. Everyone wants a piece of the pie and Twitter and Google are both joining in the festivities. Twitter has created an official Twitter feed that looks pretty snazzy and… Continue Reading …

Facebook Applications Spreading Adware

Facebook Applications Spreading AdwareFacebook Applications Spreading Adware

  A new scheme allows cyber-criminals to monetize on unwary users by leading them into installing adware applications. Rather than using hidden vulnerabilities in the social networking platform, this novel approach relies on social engineering in order to trick users into interacting with the attacker.

Google China To Shut Down Or To Stop Censoring Google.cn After Gmail Hacking Attacks

“We have decided we are no longer willing to continue censoring our results on Google.cn, and so over the next few weeks we will be discussing with the Chinese government the basis on which we could operate an unfiltered search engine within the law, if at all. We recognize that this may well mean having… Continue Reading …