AOL branded most infected network

Friday, 17 June 2005, 1:30 AM EST

AOL was today accused of being the most infected network on the internet.

Analysis from IT security consulting firm Prolexic claims that AOL's network hosts more zombie-infected PCs than any other in the world. Infected machines can be used by remote hackers to instigate distributed denial of service (DoS) attacks.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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