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Botnets: The U.S. Is the Problem

We in the U.S. love to point fingers at overseas hackers, phishers and Internet vagabonds. To many of us, the threats are in Bulgaria, China and Russia. The reality, apparently, is much closer to home -- the problem is us.

According to research from SecureWorks, most botnet attacks (those nasties where a hacker uses your computer to attack others) start right here in the good, old USA.

Posted by Doug Barney on September 24, 2008 at 11:52 AM