Topic: security

CNN site hit by China attack

After being called off Friday, the on-again, off-again cyber attack against CNN's Web site again picked up steam early this week, according to network security analysts.At its peak, the attack...

China faced with severe botnet problem

China faces a serious threat from botnets, networks of computers infected with software that allows them to be controlled remotely for denial-of-service attacks and to send spam, according to a...

Chinese anti-CNN hacking group disbands

When news of their planned attacks against CNN's Web site was published last week, the Chinese hacking group "Revenge of the Flame" postponed their attack, due to there being too...

Hacker releases working GDI-bug attack code

Security researchers earlier this week spotted malicious code that triggers a critical vulnerability in the Chinese version of Windows 2000 , and warned users of other editions to expect attacks....

CEO subpoena scam fires up anew

After tricking several thousand executives into downloading malicious software earlier this week, online scammers started up their subpoena phishing scam again Wednesday, but on a much smaller...