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Bots Nearly Triple In 2005

The number of bots released in 2005 was almost triple that of the year before, Madrid-based Panda Software said Thursday, spotlighting the growing problem of PC hijacking. Last year was the second running where the number of bots — programs on infected computers that listen and respond to commands from their controller — increased faster than any other category of malware, added Panda, which tracked a 175 percent jump over 2004. Full Story

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