FBI: $3M Bounty for ZeuS Trojan Author
The FBI this week announced it is offering a USD $3 million bounty for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of one Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev , a Russian man the government believes is responsible for building and distributing the ZeuS banking Trojan . Bogachev is thought to be a core architect of ZeuS, a malware strain that has been used to steal hundreds of millions of dollars from bank accounts — mainly from small- to mid-sized businesses based in the United States and Europe. … (0 comment)

The Blog is Back!
Happy much belated New Year readers, and welcome back! Regular readers probably noticed that the blog has been down for quite awhile. Early January, we unexpectedly had to take the blog server offline during some expected web site maintenance and re-architecture… (0 comment)

Today, CERT and NTP.org warned the world about some serious vulnerabilities in a very popular network time server called ntpd. If you use Linux systems, or any number of network appliances, chances are you’re using ntpd somewhere in your organization, and should apply the 4.2.8 update (tarball) as soon as possible. Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a standard for updating and synchronizing your computer’s clock over a network. … (0 comment)