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Microsoft Gets Court Nod to Cripple Spam-Spewing Botnet

In this particular case, the legal strategy Microsoft used was long and expensive -- and not a scalable way to handle other active botnets, Yuval Ben-Itzhak, senior vice president of engineering at AVG, told TechNewsWorld Also, most spammers operate outside of U.S. borders, wh...

Security Sleuths Sound Alarm on Asprox Flare-Up

"Having the number of compromised, high traffic, legitimate domains [infected], I belive it's a serious issue as many potential visitors can be infected," said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, CTO at Finjan Major sites infected by Asprox include the official Web site San Francisco's City and...

New Finjan Appliance Sniffs Web Traffic for Crimeware

The active real-time content inspection capability "combines both static and dynamic code analysis technologies, benefiting from the advantages of both while avoiding the limitations of each," Finjan's chief technology officer, Yuval Ben-Itzhak, told TechNewsWorld Graphical Vi...

Finjan Unearths Hackers’ Stash of Pilfered Server Access Codes

"The type of domains that are on the list, we're talking here top domains in the world, like top 500, top 100," said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, Finjan's chief technology officer Finjan found the pirated information when it detected the database was hosting the NeoSploit Version 2 crime...

Craftier Trojan Invades 10,000 Web Sites, Stumps Security Pros

"In mid-year 2007, studies show there were nearly 30,000 new infected Web pages being created every day. About 80 percent of those pages hosting malicious software or containing drive-by downloads with damaging content were located on hacked legitimate sites. Today the situation is much worse," said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, chief technology officer at Finjan...

Cyber G-Men Plot to Bust Bots

Yuval Ben-Itzhak, CTO of Finjan, a provider of gateway products noted the obvious -- the FBI's jurisdiction is limited to the United States, while cyber crime is inherently global "For this to work it would require worldwide cooperation from all the law enforcement agencies," ...

Study Suggests Mobile Malware Storm Brewing

"I have seen mobile malware for sale on the Internet," Yuval Ben-Itzhak, chief technology officer for Finjan, told TechNewsWorld. "I am also seeing malware designed for the desktop being adapted for the mobile environment. It is just a matter of time before it becomes more prevalent."

Google Accidentally Exposes User Data

Although the incident exposed just a relatively small number of users to potential headaches such as identity theft, the log-in information contained on 15 URLs submitted through Google's Firefox toolbar could have easily created many more problems, Yuval Ben-Itzhak, Finjan's chief technology officer, told TechNewsWorld...

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