08 Jul Two million log-ins stolen from Facebook, Google, ADP payroll processor The attackers are using the ‘Pony’ botnet command-and-control server software
Two million log-ins and passwords from services such as Facebook, Google and Twitter have been found on a Netherlands-based server, part of a large botnet using controller software nicknamed “Pony.”
Another company whose users’ log-in credentials showed up on the server was ADP, which specializes in payroll and human resources software, wrote Daniel Chechik, a security researcher with Trustwave’s SpiderLabs.
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It’s expected that cybercriminals will go after main online services, but “payroll services accounts could actually have direct financial repercussions,” he wrote.