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Symantec has become aware of a new Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) crimeware bot known as “Zemra” and detected by Symantec as Backdoor.Zemra. Lately, this threat has been observed performing denial-of-service attacks against organizations with the purpose of extortion. Zemra first appeared on underground forums in May 2012 at a cost of ?100.Figure 1. Zemra […]

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TeaMp0ison (the hacker group responsible for defacing RIM’s BlackBerry blog back on August 9th) and members of Anonymous are set to release a music track today at 4:12 PM, British time, and are daring the music industry to censor it. The group is making #OpCensorThis available via iTunes and YouTube. It’s taken a while for […]

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Background In late July 2011, a specific piece of malware came to our attention. Analysis revealed that this particular piece of malware was launching DDoS attacks and we have direct evidence of DDoS attack on two Russian websites. One of these was a gaming website, the other involved in selling a popular smartphone. Further research […]

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