How Many Botnets Exist? Depends on the Data

How many botnets are there? Symantec says 6.8 million, but a former Symantec executive at Immunet and a key creator of the Internet Security Threat Report says his former company is off by several magnitudes of order. Gunter Ollmann of Damballa concurs with Immunet and puts the numbers between 19 and 24 million. Read the full article. [The Last Watchdog]

How many botnets are there? Symantec says 6.8 million, but a former Symantec executive at Immunet and a key creator of the Internet Security Threat Report says his former company is off by several magnitudes of order. Gunter Ollmann of Damballa concurs with Immunet and puts the numbers between 19 and 24 million. Read the full article. [The Last Watchdog]

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