[LINK] Storm Worm Botnet More Powerful Than Top Supercomputers
cas at taz.net.au
Tue Sep 11 16:13:49 EST 2007
On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 11:03:59AM +0800, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2007, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> > >M$ allows people to communicate and get work done. Imagine what
> > >would happen to the economy if the government outlawed M$ software
> > >tomorrow.
> > No spam - reduced traffic costs - bring it on.
> Ah, the view of an ISP. :)
and the view of most people who have to deal with the deluge of spam and
viruses - sysadmins, support techs, IT managers, etc.
> I'm sure the next phase of spammers would then be owned VMs and colo servers
> running phpbb. God knows how many of those are out there.
that would actually be a good thing.
since there are far less of them they'd all end up in a blacklist in less than
ps: an appropriate random .sig line :)
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