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# botnet - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election
# Botsmasters
# Botsmasters

126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election

Oct 31st 2017, 7:04 AM 8,256 Views 17 Comments

Moscow has denied any attempt to manipulate the US election.

# botnet - Monday 4 July, 2016

Now webcams are being used by hackers to attack websites
# Botnet
# Botnet

Now webcams are being used by hackers to attack websites

Jul 4th 2016, 10:45 AM 18,306 Views 15 Comments

Thousands of cameras and internet-connected devices were used to overwhelm banking sites and government institutions with fake traffic.

# botnet - Thursday 28 May, 2015

This hugely popular Chrome extension could use your computer to hack websites
# Hola
# Hola

This hugely popular Chrome extension could use your computer to hack websites

May 28th 2015, 9:19 PM 20,081 Views 23 Comments

Hola is selling its users’ bandwidth.

# botnet - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Death of computer network which sent out 18 per cent of world's spam
# So Long Spam
# So Long Spam

Death of computer network which sent out 18 per cent of world's spam

Jul 19th 2012, 3:22 PM 10,808 Views 6 Comments

A collaborative effort has seen the shutdown of the third largest spam botnet in the world.

# botnet - Thursday 29 July, 2010

Suspected mastermind hacker arrested
# Mariposa Virus
# Mariposa Virus

Suspected mastermind hacker arrested

Jul 29th 2010, 12:59 PM 108 Views 0 Comments

Slovenian police have arrested a 23-year-old man who they believe is the creator a virus that affected 12 million computers.