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China Reports Millions Of Conficker Infections

Conficker has been giving us all headaches for quite some time now, the latest news it that China hosts up to 28% of the World Conficker infections at its peak. 7 million separate hosts infected with Conficker at the end of 2009, that’s more than the population of some countries! It’s a pretty nasty piece […]

Topic: Malware

PenTBox – Penetration Testing Security Suite

PenTBox is a Security Suite that packs security and stability testing oriented tools for networks and systems. Programmed in Ruby and oriented to GNU/Linux systems, but compatible with Windows, MacOS and every systems where Ruby works. It is free, licensed under GNU/GPLv3. PenTBox Contains Cryptography tools Base64 Encoder & Decoder Multi-Digest (MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA384, […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Password Cracking

Zeus-related Botnet Servers Taken Offline

We wrote about Zeus a while back, a nasty trojan which can evade detection by Anti-virus software and is ranked as the number 1 trojan infector by numbers. About a week ok a massive sting operation took down large parts of the Mariposa botnet in Spain and the USA and the latest news is large […]

Topic: Malware, Privacy

Twitter & Facebook Taken Offline By DDoS Attacks

Both Facebook and Twitter were hit with pretty severe DDoS attacks rendering them useless and unavailable to the majority of users. The thing is it seems like it wasn’t a traditional network based botnet style DDoS attack, but a ‘joejob‘ attack where spam is sent out containing a link and the users clicking on the […]

Topic: Hacking News

Slowloris – HTTP DoS Tool in PERL

This tool has been hitting the news, including some mentions in the SANS ISC Diary. It’s not actually a new attack (it’s been around since 2005) but this is the first time a packaged tool has been released for the attack. Slowloris holds connections open by sending partial HTTP requests. It continues to send subsequent […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Networking Hacking, Web Hacking

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