|Microsoft Strikes Massive Botnet
Microsoft is once again flexing its cybercrime-fighting muscles. For the third time this year, Redmond’s Digital Crimes Unit has disrupted a dangerous botnet that has impacted millions of consumers.
|Hack Puts Social Media Users at Risk
A massive hack has served up the user names and passwords of nearly 2 million Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yahoo accounts. The database breach was made possible by the Pony Botnet Controller.
|Report: NSA Infected 50,000 Networks
The NSA has infected 50,000 networks with malware to steal data, according to a Dutch newspaper provided with leaked information by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
|Stuxnet Now Reveals Double Payload
The Stuxnet virus that damaged Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility was worse than we thought. Ralph Langner, a security expert, described it as "far more dangerous" than previously known.