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A peek inside the Darkness (Optima) DDoS Bot

March 8, 2012By Dancho Danchev

With politically motivated DDoS (distributed denial of service attack) attacks proliferating along with the overall increase in the supply of managed “DDoS for hire” services, it’s time to get back the basics, and find out…read more

BlackHole exploit kits gets updated with new features

February 29, 2012By Dancho Danchev

According to independent sources, the author of the most popular web malware exploitation kit currently dominating the threat landscape, has recently issued yet another update to the latest version of the kit v1.2.2. More…read more

A peek inside the Elite Malware Loader

February 29, 2012By Dancho Danchev

Just like today’s modern economy, in the cybercrime ecosystem supply, too, meets demand on a regular basis. With malware coding for hire propositions increasing thanks to the expanding pool of talented programmers looking…read more

A peek inside the Ann Malware Loader

February 25, 2012By Dancho Danchev

The ever-adapting cybercrime ecosystem is constantly producing new underground releases in the form of malware loaders, remote access trojans (RATs), malware cryptors, Web, IRC and P2P based command and control interfaces, all with…read more

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