Pierluigi Paganini April 08, 2022
Microsoft disrupted APT28 attacks on Ukraine through a court order

Microsoft obtained a court order to take over seven domains used by the Russia-linked APT28 group to target Ukraine. Microsoft on Thursday announced it has obtained a court order to take over seven domains used by Russia-linked cyberespionage group APT28 in attacks against Ukraine. The APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sofacy Group, Sednit, and STRONTIUM) has been active since at least 2007 […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 02, 2015
Thousands Linux and FreeBSD servers infected with Mumblehard spamming malware

The sophisticated Mumblehard spamming malware infects thousands of Linux and FreeBSD servers going under the radar for at least five years. In the last seven months, several thousand Linux and FreeBSD machines have been infected with a sophisticated malware dubbed Mumblehard. The infected machines were part of a botnet used, in the last five years, to […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 19, 2014
A new PushDo botnet variant infected 11,000 machine in 24 hours

Security Experts at Bitdefender report that a new PushDo variant emerged from the underground compromising 11,000 machine in 24 hours. Security experts at BitDefender have recently detected a surge in the number of Pushdo trojan infections analyzing data from e sinkholing of C&C domains used by the malware. The experts discovered that the new Pushdo campaign is […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 03, 2014
Gameover Zeus Botnet disrupted by multinational effort

The DoJ and the FBI announced a multinational effort to disrupt the GameOver Zeus botnet responsible for the theft of millions of dollars worldwide. The U.S. DoJ in collaboration with FBI and foreign law enforcement agencies revealed early this week a joint effort to disrupt Gameover Zeus, one of the most long-lived and dangerous botnet composed by a number […]