Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Zombie botnets: Why some crime networks refuse to die

When cyber criminals are arrested it usually means the end of their profiting from spam, viruses and stolen data. Once down, they stay down.

But some parts of the cyber crime world are much harder to stamp out. Like zombies they do not seem to know they are supposed to be dead, and keep coming back again and again to cause even more trouble.

@ BBC News

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