Bredolab Takedown, Another Win for Collaboration

Earlier this week (October 25), authorities in the Netherlands took action against one of the Win32/Bredolab botnets and person(s) who may be responsible for this threat as part of an investigation codenamed TOLLING- part of a larger project named TAURUS. This follows on the heels of similar efforts against Win32/Zbot by the Federal Bureau of…

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The Botnet Superhighway

The latest Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) dedicates a whole section to botnets and the role they play in today’s world of malware, and for good reason – the pathways of the malware world are quickly merging into a botnet superhighway, a new conduit used for many nefarious purposes. If you compare the worldwide infection…

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