Bots on your net? Look twice

Friday, 8 June 2007, 12:51 PM EST

Think the botnets you read about consist solely of zombies on unprotected consumer PCs? Think again.

Gartner predicts that by year-end 75% of enterprises "will be infected with undetected, financially motivated, targeted malware that evaded traditional perimeter and host defenses," and early reports from beta customers of a yet to be released product from Mi5 show how nefarious these infections can be.

At NetworkWorld.

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