Simon Willison’s Weblog

2 items tagged “botnets”

2007

The Storm Worm. Bruce Schneier describes the Storm Worm, a fantastically advanced piece of malware that’s been spreading for nearly a year and is proving almost impossible to combat. Its effects are virtually invisible but infected machines are added to a multi-million machine botnet apparently controlled by anonymous Russian hackers. # 6th October 2007, 12:25 am

2004

Net security threats growing fast. 30,000+ PCs a day are being compromised for botnets. # 20th September 2004, 6:44 pm