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Srizbi Botnet - Deliverer of the Largest Spam

According to security researchers, the Srizbi botnet has been behind 50% of the entire spam, with the malware being a well-known and advanced spamming Trojan.

The botnet consists of about 300,000 compromised computers compared to the larger Storm botnet that has nearly 500,000 zombies, with some statistics even suggesting figures ranging from 1 Million to 50 Million serving up to 30% of the world spam.

Commenting on the size of the Srizbi botnet, Joe Stewart, Director, SecureWorks, a US consulting firm, said that it is the largest botnet so far and also the most forceful, as reported by CIO on May 8, 2008.

The report from SecureWorks also reveals that Srizbi has won the first position in the global list of botne...

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