Zombie Machines

Botnets Targeting Full Spectrum of Servers

Web servers, FTP servers, and even SSL servers
are becoming prime targets for botnet operators, not as command and
control servers or as pure zombies, but more as a place to host their
malicious code and files, or in some cases to execute high-powered spam
runs. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

Botnets Evolve, Adapt, Expand Spam Volume

Compromised (zombie) machines accounted for more than four in five
(83.4 per cent) of an estimated global volume of 107 billion junk mail
messages sent out every day during 2009. Read the full article. [The Register]

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