G Data detected botnet that is hidden within the Tor network

G Data detected botnet that is hidden within the Tor network

The Tor (The Onion Router) network was born with the objective of facilitating the communication of the users across the network without having to reveal their IP addresses and other personal information, because the information travels through many routers. This network uses the Protocol Internet Relay Chat (IRC), a platform that was popular a few years ago but that has fallen into disuse. However, it is not an alternative to the usual connection, but a plug-in that works in parallel. The new botnet or zombie network discovered by G Data uses the Tor platform to host your server and prevent the authorities to track the physical location of the criminals. Continue Reading

Anonymous attack on Stratfor: details sensitive data leaked

After the successful hacker attack from the anonymous environment of Stratfor, extensive data are leaked to the public. According to a summary of the New York security specialists Identity Finder Anonymous and AntiSec have 50 277 credit card numbers, 86… Continue Reading