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Apr 9 2008   11:00AM GMT

Video: Botnets, Botmasters, Zombies and the greatest threat to online security?

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Professor Merrick Furst, associate dean at the College of Computing at Georgia Tech, explains how botmasters use zombie armies for financial gain. Furst estimates that about 7% of all Internet traffic is zombie. Kraken, today’s Word of the Day, is now reported to be the largest botnet in the world, with over 400,000 machines infected.
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