Dutch police arrested three men for creating a botnet of more than 100,000 compromised PCs, authorities in the Netherlands said Friday. They allege the botnet was used in an attempt to extort a U.S. company, to steal PayPal and eBay accounts, and to install adware and spyware.
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UPDATE, Oct. 20: upon further review, Dutch authorities now estimate the number of infected PCs to be 1.5 MILLION!!!!!!!
Edited by jgweed, 20 October 2005 - 02:48 PM.