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    SpyEye Trojan Source Code Made Public

    Security firm Damballa announced recently that the source code for the SpyEye Trojan has been leaked to the public, giving other malware developers easy access to the toolkit. According to the Sean Bodmer, a senior threat intelligence analyst at Damballa, the leak of the SpyEye code puts one of the world's largest botnet criminal enterprises […] More

  • McAfee 2011 Threat Index: Sophisticated Cyber Threats Hiding in Plain Sight - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee 2011 Threat Index: Sophisticated Cyber Threats Hiding in Plain Sight

    2010 was a breakout year for cybersecurity: from the revelations of the attack on Google, Operation Aurora, and the controversy surrounding WikiLeaks, to the Stuxnet worm, which targeted Iran's critical infrastructure and spawned a number of cyber conspiracy theories. But like a block-busting, splashy Hollywood sequel, cybersecurity in 2011 promises to be even bigger and […] More

  • Cyber-Crime Toolkits for Newbies Pose Threat, Symantec Reports - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber-Crime Toolkits for Newbies Pose Threat, Symantec Reports

    You don’t have to be a cyber pro anymore to hack computers and steal information. According to Symantec’s recent security threat report, it’s now easier than ever for amateurs to carry out full-fledged cyber attacks, without going broke in the process of acquiring the necessary crimeware. These days, the Zeus21 toolkit that allows customization of […] More

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    Botnets Battle for Domination

    A new botnet, which came out in late December, is trying to kill off a rival botnet, according to security researchers. The new toolkit, known as SpyEye V1.0, is similar to the more prolific Zeus trojan, both of which can be used to form botnets by infecting computers. SpyEye also contains a feature called “Kill […] More

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