Last week, Microsoft took aim at more than 1,400 Citadel botnets by sinkholing their command and control infrastructure.
What was the actual effect of this takedown? SophosLabs takes a look...
Microsoft just announced the successful disruption of 1462 "Citadel" botnets.
You read that correctly!
Not a botnet of 1462 computers, but 1462 separate botnets...
Graham Cluley argues that it's not cool, or funny, to hack into companies, expose the private information of members of the general public, and to launch denial of service attacks.
LulzSec are about to be sentenced, which will tell us what the judge thinks.
But why not tell us what you think, right here, right now?
Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacking gang, who attacked websites belonging to the likes of the CIA, the NHS and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), are due to be sentenced by the UK authorities.
One problem with network games: how do you trust the other people in the contest?
You could build a network that requires your customers to installed a special "cheat-blocker" client...
...and then use the client to mine Bitcoins.
If you have a web service that supports remote users, you will know that malevolent login attempts are an everyday occurrence.
But hosting providers worldwide are reporting an onslaught at well above average levels...
Award-winning security blogger Brian Krebs has shared details of his investigation into who might have been behind Flashback - which hit more than 600,000 Mac computers in early 2012
The largest recorded DDoS attack has been ongoing for over eight days now, causing slowdowns and errors throughout the internet. Is this a one time scenario or does this expose a greater weakness in the world's largest network?
A botnet called "Chameleon" is said to be generating more than $6 million a month through bogus clicks on online adverts.
Find out more about how click fraud works.
SophosLabs was contacted recently to help investigate malware from an unusual sort of targeted attack.
What our researchers found was intriguing, to say the least, so we thought we'd share our discoveries with you...