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Daniel ~ 21st November, 2008 07:08 PM

Orphaned Bots Not Necessarily Free Or Clean
 
Written by Daniel
Friday, 21 November 2008
Half a million former bot machines are at risk of reinfection or are still under cybercriminal control

Nov 20, 2008 | 03:36 PM
By Kelly Jackson Higgins
DarkReading

It has been a week since a half-million bot-infected machines were suddenly freed from their "master" botnet servers after ISPs pulled the plug on the illicit McColo hosting service. So now what happens to those orphaned bot machines? [Front page...]


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