Category: bot

  • Gh0stNet

    The latest security news (hype?) is the discovery of Gh0stNet. Links: Original papare: Tracking GhostNet: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network F-Secure blogpost about it The paper from Cambridge: The snooping dragon: social-malware surveillance of the Tibetan movement My take on it? There is no proof that China is behind this. There are alternative explanations (as…

  • How to create a well behaved bot?

    From the ever watchful master of bots and scrapers incrediBILL (:-)) comes the following tip, which you might find useful if you yourself plan / need to implement a web crawler as part of your product / service.