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Botnets on the rise

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Botnets, or bot armies, are networks of computers called zombies which are controlled remotely and without authorization, and are used to perform illegal activity such as spamming and DoS attacks.  Professor of computing and associate dean for undergraduate programs at Georgia Tech, Merrick Furst, performs an interview with CNN Technology regarding an extensive study he is conducting on botnets.

Read more here: Botnets No. 1 emerging Internet threat

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