Cops smash 100,000 node botnet

Monday, 10 October 2005, 12:09 PM EST

Dutch authorities arrested three individuals last week accused of running one of the largest ever hacker botnets comprising over 100,000 zombie PCs.

The three men, aged 19, 22 and 27, were not named. Police confiscated computers, cash and a sports car during searches of the suspects' homes.

By Tom Sanders at vnunet.

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