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Botmaster: It's All About Infecting, Selling Big Batches of Bots

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Friday, 21 August 2009
Undercover Cisco researcher told the going rate for a single bot is 10- to 25 cents

Aug 20, 2009 | 04:13 PM
By Kelly Jackson Higgins

Researchers at Cisco recently got a rare glimpse of the inner workings of the botnet underworld after going undercover and meeting an actual botmaster online: the botmaster, who ran a botnet that had infected dozens of machines at a Cisco customer site, said his main job is to compromise a few thousand machines and then sell them off in bulk. [Front page...]
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