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Carberp Code Leak Stokes Copycat Fears

June 27, 2013

The source code for “Carberp” — a botnet creation kit coded by a team of at least two dozen hackers who used it to relieve banks of an estimated $250 million — has been posted online for anyone to download. The code leak offers security experts a fascinating and somewhat rare glimpse into the malcoding economy, but many also worry that its publication will spawn new hybrid strains of sophisticated banking malware.

Simmering Over a ‘Cyber Cold War’

January 29, 2010

New reports released this week on recent, high-profile data breaches make the compelling case that a simmering Cold War-style cyber arms race has emerged between the United States and China. A¬†study issued Thursday by McAfee and the Center for Strategic‚Ķ Read More »