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January 25, 2012  12:40 AM

News news news



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
botnet, megaupload, security news

Found a few things going on that got me fired up. Megaupload head cheese has been denied bail, they assert that he is a flight risk. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16711416 I am totally on the fence on this one, I have seen...

March 30, 2011  10:15 PM

Finding FastFlux Botnet



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
botnet, fastflux, links

Very cool way of locating fastflux botnets. http://www.ece.tamu.edu/~reddy/papers/imc2010-yadav.pdf I'm still reading it, but it's very interesting.


March 30, 2011  10:02 PM

Anti-Zombie Bill



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
anti-virus, botnet, south korea, virus

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/zombie-pc-prevention-bill-to-make-security-software-mandatory/8487 I wonder if this will catch on? I don't think this will stop everything but it can't hurt.  You will still get infected, but at least there is something there.


March 29, 2011  11:49 PM

The 2011 Security Story



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
botnet, cell phone, cell phone botnet, sms command and control

Well maybe not the 2011 story, but I am pretty sure the next big thing will be mobile devices such as phones and tablets.  There is lots of users that will cross personal devices with business devices, would you allow a laptop or pc in to your environment like that? The other question is what...


March 26, 2011  11:47 PM

Very cool command and control



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
botnet, command and control, links

I do find command and control structures of botnets very interesting, I do find the creativity of them incredible. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12859591 This is one I have not seen before, using custom encryption and using message board comments as a means of communication. ...


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