Panda Security: botfrei.de & Initiative-S are sucessful – Malware on the raise!

Having a closer look on Panda Labs’ current quaterly report, countries with existing anti-botnet initiative’s do have lower infection rates: With Sweden (21.03 percent), Norway (21.14 percent), Germany (24.18 percent) and Japan (24.21 percent) all 4 countries – running something simular to botfrei.de – hold the leadership of Panda’s Top 10 list of “cleanest” countries. mehr …

Is your PC part of the “Pobelka” botnet?

According to their press release some researchers of the netherland based security companies FOX-IT and SurfRight tracked down an average sized botnet a couple of weeks ago. Pobelka (the russian word for: Money Laundering) was focussed on German and Netherland banking customers. This financial fraud botnet was build to gathered very sensitive private data like mehr …