Botnet drama: database theft, IM attacks, financial fraud


Are you a victim? If not, the guy next door might be. According to the story, two botnets claimed over 150,000 compromised machines, some with RATS (remote administration tools) installed and one machine being used "as a vehicle to fraudulently scan desktop and back-end systems to obtain credit card numbers, bank accounts, and personal information including log-ins and passwords." Botnet drama: database theft, IM attacks, financial fraud | Spyware Confidential | ZDNet.com

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 15th March 2006 11:13PM