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Old 31st August, 2010, 07:38 PM
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Major Disruption of Pushdo Botnet Wasn't The Original Goal

Botnet's spam traffic cut by 80 percent

The researchers who successfully shut down much of the Pushdo botnet's infrastructure last week didn't go in planning to take down a large chunk of the botnet -- that was a secondary but major byproduct of some related botnet research they were conducting.

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This makes me happy! ":O}
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This makes me happy! ":O}
It should. But bear in mind that, within a month or so, some other sleazeball will have replaced that botnet with an even bigger one.
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Yes,i agree with you daniel.You are right that you have discussed about pushdo botnet.
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Yes,i agree with you daniel.You are right that you have discussed about pushdo botnet.
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