Botnet floods UK firms with 250 million spams

Thursday, 25 May 2006, 12:50 AM EST

A botnet of more than 150,000 compromised PCs was responsible for subjecting UK businesses to a flood of more than 250 million spam emails last weekend.

Security services company BlackSpider Technologies said that the spam deluge began over the weekend and peaked on Monday 22 May.

At vnunet.

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