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Single conviction, 33 cases for city cybercrime branch (EN) | timesofindia.indiatimes.com
| 25-12-2013 | AURANGABAD: The cybercrime branch of the Aurangabad city police has registered offences ranging from 'Nigerian' frauds to credit card cheatings in two years of its existence. The branch took up 33 cases since it was formed in 2011. Along with these cases, the branch had also received ...
Cyber criminals offer malware for Nginx, Apache Web servers (EN) | www.computerworld.com
| 24-12-2013 | A new malware program that functions as a module for the Apache and Nginx Web servers is being sold on cybercrime forums, according to researchers from security firm IntelCrawler. The malware is called Effusion and according to the sales pitch seen by IntelCrawler, a start-up firm bas...
Jail term for hacker behind botnet infecting 12.7 million computers (EN) | www.upi.com
| 24-12-2013 | LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A Slovenian hacker accused of being behind a botnet that hijacked about 12.7 million computers around the world has been sentenced to 5 years in jail.A court in Slovenia found Matjaz Skorjanc, 27, who was arrested in 2010 after a two-year investig...
Microsoft Says ZeroAccess Click-Fraud Botnet Abandoned (EN) | threatpost.com
| 23-12-2013 | Microsoft is declaring the ZeroAccess botnet dead.Two weeks after obtaining a court order to disrupt the botnetâs ability to carry out click-fraud, assistant general counsel Richard Boscovich of Microsoftâs Digital Crimes Unit said late last week that the botmasters behind ZeroAcc...
Meesterbrein mega-botnet krijgt bijna 5 jaar cel (NL) | www.security.nl
| 24-12-2013 | Een 27-jarige man uit SloveniÃ« is veroordeeld tot een gevangenisstraf van bijna 5 jaar omdat hij het meesterbrein achter het Mariposa-botnet was, Ã©Ã©n van de grootste botnets in de geschiedenis dat in 2010 werd uitgeschakeld. Mariposa zou in totaal 13 miljoen computers hebben geÃ¯nf...
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