Carberp is a unique case, with all the guys who organized really big botnets and made big profits (millions of US dollars) being arrested.
The latest research on the Win32 Carberp gang and the technicalities and evolution of the malware, as presented at CARO 2012.
Group-IB's joint investigations with the FSB and MVD resulted in the arrest of a gang of eight accused of larceny, creation of malware, and unauthorized access.
Java will consolidate its position as the successor to PDF and SWF in the favourite exploits stakes.
"Win32/Carberp: When You're in a Black Hole, Stop Digging" aggregates most of our published material on Carberp into a single resource.
This article examines the relationship between the Black Hole exploit kit and Win32/Carberp.
This month we discovered new information on a new modification in the Win32/TrojanDownloader.Carberp trojan family.
A week or so ago we promised you a full paper expanding on our Hodprot is a Hotshot blog. That paper is now available.
In their presentation “Cybercrime in Russia: Trends and issues” at CARO2011 -- one of the best presentations of the workshop, in my unbiased opinion ;-) -- Robert Lipovsky, Aleksandr Matrosov and Dmitry Volkov mentioned the Win32/Hodprot malware family, which seems to be undergoing something of a resurgence.
It's been a busy few weeks. Last week I was in Krems, Austria for the EICAR conference. The week before, I was in Prague for the CARO workshop (where my colleagues Robert Lipovsky, Alexandr Matrosov and Dmitry Volkov did a great presentation on "Cybercrime in Russia: Trends and issues" – more information on that shortly),