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Is The Botnet Battle Already Lost?


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Posted 16 October 2006 - 11:55 PM

By Ryan Naraine
October 16, 2006
It's dress-down Friday at Sunbelt Software's Clearwater, Fla., headquarters. In a bland cubicle on the 12th floor, Eric Sites stares at the screen of a "dirty box," a Microsoft Windows machine infected with the self-replicating Wootbot network worm.
Within seconds, there is a significant spike in CPU usage as the infected computer starts scanning the network, looking for vulnerable hosts.
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2029720,00.asp


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