Arrests 'unlikely' to impact botnet threat

Thursday, 13 October 2005, 12:11 PM EST

The recent arrests of three men in The Netherlands who allegedly controlled a network of more than 100,000 compromised computers will not likely curtail the criminal economy surrounding so-called bot nets, security experts said this week. The arrests, announced last week by The Netherlands' National Prosecution Service, follow the August capture of two men suspected of creating and spreading the Zotob worm.

By Robert Lemos at The Register.

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