Doomwatchers sound Windows and IE vuln alarm

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| Secunia rates the vulnerability as "moderately critical," its third highest
| rating on a five-rung severity scale.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/09...ility_reports/

Zombies flood broadband networks

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| Zombie compromised PCs are as fond of eating bandwidth as their counterparts
| are of munching through brains, according to a new study.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/09...botnet_survey/


Related:

Botnet 'pandemic' threatens to strangle the net

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| Cerf estimated that between 100 million and 150 million of the
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| 600 million PCs on the internet are under the control of hackers,
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| the BBC reports.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/01/26/botnet_threat/


FBI to Notify Microsoft Windows Users Who Were Victims of Botnets

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| The Department of Justice and FBI have announced the results of
| an ongoing cyber crime initiative to disrupt and dismantle
| “botherders” and elevate the public’s cyber security
| awareness of botnets.
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http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/g...ictims-botnets