Six ways to fight back against botnets

Friday, 6 July 2007, 3:39 PM EST

Botnets are a growing threat, but there are six steps that security professionals can take to fight back.

1. Hire a Web-filtering service.
Web-filtering services are one of the best ways to fight bots. These services scan for Web sites exhibiting unusual behavior or known malicious activity and block those sites from users.

At NetworkWorld.

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