Special Intelligence Report on the Rustock Takedown

As you might remember, on Match 16th Microsoft together with other industry players was successfully able to take down the Rustock botnet and thus significantly reducing the spam level. We now just published a special Intelligence Report on this botnet: Read an overview of the Win32/Rustock family of rootkit-enabled backdoor Trojans background, functionality, how it…

Fighting a Botnet

Microsoft Malware Protection Center published a document on Battling the Zbot Threat, a special edition of the Security Intelligence Report. It is a very good document, worth looking at. This is the intro (to make you curious for more): This document provides an overview of the Win32/Zbot family of password-stealing trojans. The document examines the…

Stuxnet talks – do we listen?

Stuxnet is a severe threat – that’s something we know for sure. But if we look at it – what do we really know? What can we learn? Let’s start from the beginning. As soon as Stuxnet hit the news, it was interesting to see, what was happening. There was a ton of speculation out…