Feds eye new mission: zombie hunting

Monday, 1 August 2005, 2:25 PM EST

According to Prolexic Technologies, an intrusion prevention and detection firm, America Online is the most targeted ISP in the U.S., with 11.7 percent of all zombie attacks being pointed at AOL. This was followed by Comcast.net, which is the target of 10.66 percent of would-be zombie planters.

By Gene J. Koprowski at TechNewsWorld.

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