Berto Jongman: BBC Charts Botnet Industry

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Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Botnets: Hi-tech crime in the UK [and Elsewhere]

By Mark Ward

Botnets are more than a nuisance, they are also a business. A very big business.

The millions of machines in these global networks are the powerhouse of the net’s underground economy. Industries have sprung up dedicated to creating them and keeping them running.

But how do you make money from a botnet? Let us count the ways.

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