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Botnet Threat Looming Large Over Businesses Worldwide

According to recent reports, in spite of the declaration that the infamous and malevolent Storm Worm are not existed, the amount of risk presented by botnets to companies was perhaps the greatest now, say security analysts and scientists throughout the world as reported ny SCMagazine on October 21, 2008.

A study carried out by Arbor Networks Inc., in September 2008 found over 1,800 active botnets daily, recording around 20% rise from last year (2007), said the senior security investigators of the firm, as reported by Bloomberg in the second half of October 2008.

Jose Nazario, Security Research Manager at Arbor Networks Inc., said that despite various security risks, the businesses have much greater risk of suffering financial losses resulting from the attack by hi-tech ยป SPAMfighter News - 06-11-2008

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