Hacks and Incidents

Pony botnet plunders 650,000 web logins in days, Trustwave reports – Techworld.com

Pony botnet plunders 650,000 web logins in days: Security firm Trustwave has discovered a Russian command and control server for the Pony botnet that has managed to plunder the web credentials of 650,000 victims in a matter of days.

The bot’s purpose is to compromise the PCs of its victims, keylogging their account names and passwords, the more the merrier. It’s not fussy which logins it steals either.

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