Thursday, May 26, 2005

Stealth virus warning sounded again

Virus authors are choosing not to create global epidemics--such as Melissa or Blaster--because that distracts them from their core business of creating and selling botnets, according to antivirus experts.

"With 5,000 PCs under your control--none of which are being destroyed or showing actual qualifiable damage as a result--you will fit under the radar, probably make some money and you probably won't get arrested."

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