Posts tagged as: Botnet

Netgear Acknowledges Critical Security Vulnerability in Their Routers

Netgear acknowledged a critical vulnerability that allows its routers to be taken over with nothing more than a malicious website or advertisement. Anyone exploiting this security flaw could use affected routers as their own personal botnet, effectively turning Netgear’s products into a dormant army that need only be roused and given its marching orders, which […]

Botnet Viruses Invade Smart Phones at the World Cup

New mobile viruses, disguised as “Free World Cup VOD” and other hot topics, were captured last week by the Mobile Security Center of NetQin Mobile Inc. More than 500 complaint cases were reported and filed on June 23. Identified as ShadowSrv.A, FC.Downsis.A, BIT.N and MapPlug.A, these viruses were embedded in mini mobile games to lure […]

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