Why So Little Attention to Botnets?

Our collective battle against botnets is going badly...What's that? You didn't know we were battling botnets? You're not alone. Though botnets are a major cause of Internet insecurity problems, few netizens know what they are or how they work.

...Estimates vary, but a reasonable guess is that between one and five percent of the computers on the net are infected with bots. Some computers have more than one bot, although bots nowadays often try to kill each other. Freedom to Tinker Blog Archive Why So Little Attention to Botnets?

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 26th October 2006 11:37PM