Tag Archives: Rustock

Spammers Raise Their Game

According to new research conducted by M86 Security Labs, number of malicious spams has increased in a significant way in August. Last week spams increased by 13 per cent while this week it has reached the 24%. Majority of these

Wanted: Rustock Botnet Operators

Microsoft announced to offer 250 000$ reward for any information that helps to arrest cybercriminals behind Rustock the biggest spamming botnet. Previously in June Microsoft published two notices in Russian newspapers to notify the Rustock operators of the civil lawsuit. Now,

Rustock is the Biggest Spammer

Rustock is today the largest and most productive spam botnet in the world this has been found at the RSA Conference 2011 in San Francisco. The Rustock botnet (founded around 2006) consists of an estimated 250,000 computers the size of