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New scam adds live chat to phishing attack

RSA researchers say new attack targets one bank with fake site that pops up a live chat window where victims are tricked into revealing personal information.

By September 16, 2009


How botnets use 'bullet-proof' domains

Researchers find clues as to how switching servers behind hard-coded domain names keeps criminals in business.

By October 8, 2008


Anatomy of a botnet

A researcher examines how the Storm worm botnet has remained resilient when others simply fail over time.

By September 12, 2008


Looking inside the Storm worm botnet

Venerable botnet encrypts its command codes using the current date.

By August 7, 2008


Sony PlayStation site victim of SQL-injection attack

Automated attack claims another high-profile target, offering sale of a fake antivirus scanner.

By July 2, 2008


Europe still top source of spam

For the third month running, compromised computers in Europe have pushed out more spam than those in the U.S.

By February 6, 2008


Cracking open the cybercrime economy

Hacking for fun has evolved into hacking for profit, and created a business model nearly as sophisticated as that of legal software.

By December 14, 2007


Security expert: Storm botnet 'services' could be sold

Use of encryption key for peer-to-peer traffic, researcher says, could allow creation of smaller networks--and "a lot more of Storm."

By October 16, 2007