Tag Archives: Mary Landesman

Zeus Botnet Disrupted

In recent weeks, there has been a marked increase in efforts to disrupt botnets, with Microsoft utilizing legal channels and Spanish authorities arresting botnet administrators. Approximately one quarter of the computers currently part of the Zeus botnet have been knocked off-line after two Eastern European network providers cut off service …

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Who Develops Malware and Where Does it Come From?

Who Develops Malware and Where Does it Come From? - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Malware, short for malicious software, seems to be more and more prevalent, assaulting users via social networking sites, email and infected web pages.  However, we rarely touch on where it comes from and who develops it from a business perspective. The ‘Annual Global Threat Report 2009’ written by ScanSafe provides …

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Critical Infrastructure Targeted by Malware

Organizations within the critical infrastructure, such as oil, energy and chemical industries, experienced a higher percentage of malware in 2009 than organizations in other sectors. According to web security firm ScanSafe, critical infrastructure companies experienced at least twice as much malware as other organizations. According to ScanSafe’s ‘Annual Global Threat …

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