Pro-Tibet rootkit Trojan poses as cartoon

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| Malware writers have passed the baton in the race to take advantage of the
| Olympics with the second attempt to load malware onto PCs in a week.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/04..._tibet_trojan/

Regulatory compliance 'irrelevant' to security

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| Companies who get hung up on regulatory compliance are developing a false
| sense of security which leaves them just as open to malware attacks the chief
| exec of tools vendor Protegrity has warned.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/04...ss_compliance/

The Windows botnets epidemic will only continue to get worse. I personally get
more than 5000 spam per day.


Recent:

Bots rule in cyberspace

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| USA TODAY REPORTS that on an average day, 40 per cent of the 800 million
| computers connected to the Internet are bots used to send out spam, viruses
| and to mine for sensitive personal data. *
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http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...ule-cyberspace
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/co...-botnets_N.htm