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The top 10 spam botnets: New and improved
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Flash
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PostPosted: Wed 03 Mar 2010, 21:57    Post subject:  The top 10 spam botnets: New and improved  

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/10things/?p=1373&tag=nl.e099.dl100303&tag=nl.e099
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* 80 percent of all spam is sent by these 10 botnets.
* These 10 botnets send 135 billion spam messages a day.
* Five million computers belong to the 10 botnets.
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PostPosted: Thu 04 Mar 2010, 00:49    Post subject:  

Are those Windows Bots?

I clicked this link and got interesting info on all the malware out there
http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/security/?p=1565&tag=leftCol;post-1373

The really freaky one is firmware rootkits
Sony was caught doing this but apparently it is common practice

The only solution seems to be a open and transparent society
which kids are already entering whilst the elders despair . . .

Thanks Flash

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