Hackers deploying 'bots' on a massive scale

Monday, 20 September 2004, 2:26 PM EST

Hackers have increased their attempts to hijack PCs since the start of the year, with up to 75,000 being compromised daily, according to Symantec.

The security firm's biannual Internet Security Threat Report found that the average number of PCs taken over by remote control was up from 2,000 to 30,000 a day.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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