Hacking: Australian Government hunts down zombies

Australia's communications regulator is fighting back against so called "zombie" computers that help to propagate internet crimes without their owners' knowledge.

As part of a three-month trial, the Australian Communications &\1 Media Authority (ACMA) will identify zombie computers and those found with infected computers will be asked to clean their system or risk being disconnected from the internet. Government hunts down zombies - Breaking - Technology - smh.com.au

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