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A sensible, grammatically correct Tweet for C&C

15 September, 2010 (16:33) | A cat called password. | By: Blogkeep

I read an article recently on The Register regarding tweet controlled bot nets and I thought of this: Tweet about anything but create sensible and grammatically correct text. Bot is hard coded with a sequence of numbers that bot uses to read single characters from any/all the words of a tweet. The bot reads a […]

Zeus Botnet vs UK bank accounts

12 August, 2010 (14:46) | A cat called password. | By: Blogkeep

Security researchers tracked down a Zeus-based botnet that raided more than $1m from 3,000 compromised UK online banking accounts. Using browser and application based vulnerabilities and drive-by download attacks cyber criminals managed to install version 3 of the Zeus trojan onto compromised machines. There are kits available via the underground that make such installs trivial […]