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Researchers warn of increased Zeus malware activity this year

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The amount of cybercriminal activity associated with the Zeus family of financial Trojan programs has increased during the past few months, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor Trend Micro."The notorious info-stealing ZeuS/ZBOT variants are re-emerging with a vengeance, with increased activity and a different version of the malware...
Researchers warn of increased Zeus malware activity this year

CyberPowerPC intros Zeus-M Ultrabook series, prices start at $679

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There's something going on in Berlin that's left us with an array of upcoming laptops to look forward to, but believe it or not, there are still others looking for the spotlight in the portable department. And, well, such is the case with CyberPowerPC and its recently unveiled Zeus-M...
CyberPowerPC intros Zeus-M Ultrabook series, prices start at $679
Anonymous DDOS participants tricked into installing Zeus trojan, says Symantec

Zeus botnet steals $47M from European bank customers

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New variant dubbed 'Eurograbber' intercepts bank text messages sent to mobile phones to defeat two-factor authentication process. [Read more]...
Zeus botnet steals $47M from European bank customers

Microsoft Lawsuit Names Two Responsible for Zeus Botnet Attacks

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Microsoft has identified two members of the Zeus botnet crime ring that the software giant targeted with a lawsuit three months ago. There's only one problem: They are already in jail. - Microsoft counted two minor successes in its war on botnets on July 2, putting names to two of...
Microsoft Lawsuit Names Two Responsible for Zeus Botnet Attacks

Microsoft Uses RICO Laws To Take Down Zeus Command Servers

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The next time representatives from Microsoft come knocking on your door, it may be to actually seize your servers. And it is all legit, thanks to the RICO laws. The interesting thing is it is part of its digital crime efforts to disrupt botnet operators. On Friday, Microsoft staffers entered...
Microsoft Uses RICO Laws To Take Down Zeus Command Servers

DFJ Esprit-backed Redkite Financial Markets Acquired By NICE Systems After A Year

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A win for DFJ Esprit today, the European partner of Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, following the news of a successful acquisition of its portfolio company Redkite Financial Markets by NASDAQ-traded NICE Systems. DFJ Esprit only invested in Redkite in July 2011. Redkite has a real-time software...
DFJ Esprit-backed Redkite Financial Markets Acquired By NICE Systems After A Year

Off-the-shelf trojan targets cloud-based payroll service

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Operators of an off-the-shelf botnet kit have unleashed new malware that can steal large sums of money by targeting cloud-based payroll service providers, a researcher from security firm Trusteer said on Tuesday. A configuration of the Zeus-based malware specifically targets Canadian payroll provider Ceridian, according to a blog post...
Off-the-shelf trojan targets cloud-based payroll service

Cybercriminals use Zeus malware to target cloud payroll services

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Cybercriminals are using the Zeus online banking malware to target companies that use cloud-based payroll services, researchers from security firm Trusteer said Monday....
Cybercriminals use Zeus malware to target cloud payroll services

Is it really Zeus vs. Anonymous?

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Were Anonymous supporters really duped into installing the Zeus botnet that steals their confidential information, including email login information, banking user names and passwords? Symantec says yes....
Is it really Zeus vs. Anonymous?

CyberPower Zeus Storm gaming PC unveiled

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Boutique gaming PC manufacturer CyberPower Inc today revealed the Zeus Storm series -- a trio of desktop computers equipped with the newest Intel and AMD processors and high-powered discrete video cards. Customers can select from the Zeus Storm 1000 with 8-Core AMD Zambezi processors, the Zeus Storm 2000 featuring Intel's...
CyberPower Zeus Storm gaming PC unveiled

Durex's vibrating pants: foreplay gropes its way to the future

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Could internet-enabled Fundawear revolutionise long-distance relationships?They call it Fundawear: a bra, his and hers electric pants, and an app to control them. Its creators Durex Australia claim it could be the "future of foreplay", enabling long-distance lovers to touch and tease each other from halfway across the planet. Or at...
Durex's vibrating pants: foreplay gropes its way to the future

Blizzard Cashes in on Virtual Game Spending

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Blizzard Cashes in on Virtual Game Spending is a post from Chris PirilloI think I am in the wrong line of business. I knew already that Facebook’s Farmville was a huge hit. Every time I log into the site, I see people harvesting their crops and begging me to fertilize...
Blizzard Cashes in on Virtual Game Spending

Advisory addresses engineers by name, sneaks predatory malware instead

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To appreciate just how easy it is to be infected with malware, consider this: an official-looking e-mail was sent to customers of engineering and mathematical software from Maplesoft, advising them to install an update which reportedly included links or attachments to one of the most malicious trojans on the market....
Advisory addresses engineers by name, sneaks predatory malware instead

Symantec: New ZeuS Botnet No Longer Needs Central Command Servers

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Cybercriminals are using a modified version of the ZeuS computer Trojan that no longer relies on command and control (C&C) servers for receiving......
Symantec: New ZeuS Botnet No Longer Needs Central Command Servers

Malware increasingly uses peer-to-peer communications, researchers say

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The number of malware samples that use P-to-P (peer-to-peer) communications has increased fivefold during the past 12 months, according to researchers from security firm Damballa.The largest contributors to this increase are advanced threats like ZeroAccess, Zeus version 3 and TDL4, said Stephen Newman, vice president of products at Damballa....
Malware increasingly uses peer-to-peer communications, researchers say

Slowloris DDoS tool used by Anonymous hacked to include Zeus trojan

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Is turnabout fair play? A handful of Anons have found themselves on the wrong end of a hack in the wake of the US government takedown of Megaupload. On January 20, just one day after Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom was arrested in New Zealand, an unknown attacker slipped code...
Slowloris DDoS tool used by Anonymous hacked to include Zeus trojan

Botnets Attacking Each Other

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A new Trojan Horse named Spy Eye has code that kills Zeus, a rival botnet....
Botnets Attacking Each Other
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Fake Android antivirus app likely linked to Zeus banking Trojan, researchers say

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A recently discovered fake Android security application is most likely a mobile component of the Zeus banking malware, security researchers from antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab said on Monday....
Fake Android antivirus app likely linked to Zeus banking Trojan, researchers say

New Android Malware is Disguised as a Security App

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The new Zeus malware steals incoming text messages and sends them to command-and-control servers operated by the attackers....
New Android Malware is Disguised as a Security App

Cybercriminals Use Zeus Malware to Target Cloud Payroll Services

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Cybercriminals are using the Zeus online banking malware to target companies that use cloud-based payroll services, researchers from security firm Trusteer said......
Cybercriminals Use Zeus Malware to Target Cloud Payroll Services

Facebook Is Making HP and Dell Play Nice Together (FB, HPQ, DELL)

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Facebook's year-old project to create open source hardware for data centers has gotten a major boost. A whole bunch of big players have signed on to participate. It's called the Open Compute Project. Facebook wants new designs for computers, storage and other equipment that are more energy efficient. But there's...
Facebook Is Making HP and Dell Play Nice Together (FB, HPQ, DELL)

Done deal: Avaya buys video conferencing tech firm RADVISION for $230m in cash

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Avaya, a provider of business communications and collaboration solutions, has agreed to acquire video conferencing technology company RADVISION for $11.85 per share, which means the transaction is valued at approximately $230 million. The deal was not kept quiet until the last minute, as Israeli newspaper Globes reported that the acquisition...
Done deal: Avaya buys video conferencing tech firm RADVISION for $230m in cash
The wild wild web: top U.S. cyber-cop says we’re losing the war against computer criminals
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Fake Android Antivirus App Likely Linked to Zeus Banking Trojan, Researchers Say

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A recently discovered fake Android security application is most likely a mobile component of the Zeus banking malware, security researchers from antivirus firm......
Fake Android Antivirus App Likely Linked to Zeus Banking Trojan, Researchers Say

Zeus variant tricks Facebook users into exposing card data

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A new variant of the Zeus trojan tricks users into exposing their debit card details by displaying rogue offers when they visit Facebook, Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail, according to researchers from security firm Trusteer....
Zeus variant tricks Facebook users into exposing card data

Prometheus, Meet Thomas Jefferson: On Fire, Stealing And Sharing

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Meet Prometheus: Zeus... assigned Prometheus the task of forming man from water and earth, which Prometheus did, but in the process, became fonder of men than Zeus had anticipated. Zeus didn't share Prometheus' feelings and wanted to prevent men from having power, especially over fire. Prometheus cared more for man...
Prometheus, Meet Thomas Jefferson: On Fire, Stealing And Sharing

Bank trojan Zeus takes direct aim at Firefox users. http://lgno.me/9c7beO [Bank trojan Thor already had IE covered.]

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Bank trojan Zeus takes direct aim at Firefox users. http://lgno.me/9c7beO [Bank trojan Thor already had IE covered.]
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