Botnets overshadowed by ransomware (in media)

Regardless of how intensively the topic of ransomware is currently trending, it is not the most dangerous form of malware. Recently, the much-reported WannaCry ransomware took media by storm, however, it received considerably more coverage than it did harm, and it overshadowed other internet threats. More dangerous than ransomware is a malware capable of taking … More Botnets overshadowed by ransomware (in media)

Europol shuts down Ramnit botnet used to steal bank details

The Ramnit botnet that is said to have affected 3.2 million computers has been shut down by European police, reports The BBC. The botnet was used to spread malware through phishing emails and innocuous links posted on social networks, giving cybercriminals access to the bank accounts of users running Windows operating systems. Having been alerted to Ramnit … More Europol shuts down Ramnit botnet used to steal bank details