The botnet ecosystem

With the appearance of botnets, criminal gangs have gained access to millions of infected computers and the number of cybercrimes committed has risen sharply. Although the majority of Internet users understand that zombie networks pose a serious threat, many do not know how or why botnets are created and maintained. Read Full Article

Patching our children

Today the UK Council on Child Internet Safety [UKCCIS] is launching its Child Internet Safety Strategy. The strategy is designed to encourage children not to disclose personal information, to block unwanted messages on social networks and to report inappropriate behaviour. Read Full Article