Botnet management app exposed

Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 12:01 AM EST

A new and unusually sophisticated application for controlling and monitoring botnet PCs has been discovered by security company Panda Software.

Called Zunker, it turns out to be a PC management application like no other. The company reports that the program is capable of giving botnet criminals user-friendly graphs of individual botnet performance, including the number of available compromised "zombies" on each at any one time, and their levels of activity on a daily or monthly basis.

At InfoWorld.

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