Anti-Social Computing


The BBC News article FBI tries to fight zombie hordes reports:

“The FBI is contacting more than one million PC owners who have had their computers hijacked by cyber criminals …

“Once hijacked, PCs can be used to send out spam, spread spyware or as repositories for illegal content such as pirated movies or pornography…

“Those in charge of botnets, called botherders, can have tens of thousands of machines under their control.”


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