In light of the recent news reports of the take over of the Command and Control servers for the Gameover Zeus botnet - and the potential resurgence of CryptoLocker. I thought it may be a good idea to publish this case study about just how devastating it can be if you find yourself a victim of it.
With its ever-increasing number of users, the Internet has become the primary communication mechanism for many individuals around the world. Governments who wish to maintain the ability to protect their citizens from harm need to develop evermore sophisticated methods of capturing and analysing data flowing through the ever-increasing numbers of social networks, online chat and Internet telephony services. (more…)
We've all seen them, an e-mail arrives from someone you know telling you about a new, highly dangerous and undetectable virus and asks you to forward the message on to everyone in your address book. Not surprisingly, most people who get these e-mails do exactly that. (more…)