Kneber

The name given to a malicious botnet that is used to collect log-in credentials to online financial systems, social networking sites and e-mail systems to break into accounts and steal corporate and government data. By February 2010, the Kneber botnet was believed to consist of nearly 75,000 computers and to have infiltrated 2,500 different companies.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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