Bringing botnets out of the Shadows

Thursday, 23 March 2006, 2:18 PM EST

Nicholas Albright's first foray into some of the darkest alleys of the Internet came in November 2004, shortly after his father committed suicide. About a month following his father's death, Albright discovered that online criminals had broken into his dad's personal computer and programmed it to serve as part of a worldwide, distributed network for storing pirated software and movies.

At the Washington Post.

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