Zombie PCs growing quickly online

Thursday, 23 February 2006, 8:46 AM EST

Indictments and court cases in the US have once again thrown the spotlight on so-called zombie computers or bots.

In mid-February Californian Christopher Maxwell was charged with creating a network of remotely controlled computers or bots that they put to several uses.

At the BBC.

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