Hackers create 10 million PC botnet; Folders around world fantasize


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3 Feb 2002
...as of early August, 1.7 million computers were infected worldwide as part of a massive botnet, and that number has surely escalated since then. Heise warns that this size could prove a very dangerous threat: "[A]lthough the network has so far been primarily used to send spam, it could also be used for DDoS attacks on businesses or even countries." Just how many computers are part of the botnet is anyone's guess, but estimates from some security firms are reaching as high as 10 million. Just last June the FBI warned that it had discovered more than a million PCs in a botnet. This looks to be just the tip of the iceberg.


We should get a hold of this group for the Folding team :p
/me thinks network security first

Password cracking! WPA2 Network cracking. Ohh the fun we could have :D

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Also Hi EP and people. I found this place again while looking through a oooollllllldddd backup. I have filled over 10TB and was looking at my collection of antiques. Any bids on the 500Mhz Win 95 fix?
Any of the SP crew still out there?
Xie wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Impressed you have kept this alive this long EP! So many sites have come and gone. :(

Just did some crude math and I apparently joined almost 18yrs ago, how is that possible???
hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
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Rest in peace my friend, been trying to find you and finally did in the worst way imaginable.

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