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Arrests unlikely to impact bot net threat, say experts

The recent arrests of three men in The Netherlands who allegedly controlled a network of more than 100,000 compromised computers will not likely curtail the criminal economy surrounding so-called bot nets, security experts said this week. The arrests, announced last week by The Netherlands’ National Prosecution Service, follow the August capture of two men–one from Turkey and the other from Morocco–suspected of creating and spreading the Zotob worm, a program that also compromised computers in order to create a bot net. Full Story

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