Eight indictments for botnet activity

Friday, 30 November 2007, 2:46 AM EST

The Federal Bureau of Investigation today revealed the second phase of its Operation ‘Bot Roast’ netted eight individuals that have been indicted, pled guilty, or been sentenced for crimes related to botnet activity.

Additionally, 13 search warrants were served in the U.S. and by overseas law enforcement partners in connection with the operation, the FBI said. This ongoing effort has thus far uncovered more than $20 million in economic loss and more than one million victim computers.

At NetworkWorld.

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