Spammers dust off their botnet passports


Criminals who remotely infect PCs for the purpose of using them to relay spam messages are targeting new countries and regions in order to increase the number of machines they can enlist.

U.K. and U.S. Internet service providers have seen their networks riddled with infected PCs in the last few years and those PCs have been used to relay vast spam campaigns. But as these networks called botnets get cleaned up, so they must be replaced. Spammers dust off their botnet passports - Security - News - ZDNet Asia

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 28th July 2006 1:04AM