[News] Microsoft's Zombie Flood Keeps Getting Worse, Not Better

[News] Microsoft's Zombie Flood Keeps Getting Worse, Not Better

Post by Roy Schest » Thu, 04 Sep 2008 07:54:30


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Zombie network explosion

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| The number of compromised zombie PCs in botnet networks has quadrupled over
| the last three months, according to figures from the Shadowserver Foundation.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/

How long before every single Windows PC is a zombie or a PC under siege?
Some 'scientists' (maybe Microsoft-funded) think of reinventing the Web rather
than replace the software which PCs are equipped with.


Recent:

Bots rule in *** space

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| USA TODAY REPORTS that on an average day, 40 per cent of the 800 million
| computers connected to the Internet are bots used to send out spam, viruses
| and to mine for sensitive personal data.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/ *** space
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1. Microsoft began early this year their massive distribution of viruses - "It's getting worse, not better"

2. Microsoft began early this year their massive distribution of viruses - "It's getting worse, not better"

After takin' a swig o' grog, Ramon F Herrera belched out
this bit o' wisdom:


How can I prevent it infecting my machine?

The best way is to get the patch and install it company-wide. The second
way is password security. Use long, difficult passwords -- particularly
for administrators who cannot afford to be locked out of the machines
they will have to fix.

Well, now I know why they made us scan our workstations and server and
increase the complexity of our passwords a couple days ago.

--
"You've got to think about tomorrow!"
"TOMORROW! I haven't even prepared for *_________yesterday* yet!"

3. [News] YouTube Might Get Worse, Not Better (Proprietary Codecs?)

4. Not receiving messages is getting worse and worse!

5. This just keeps getting better and better...

6. Age of Conan since launch - getting better/worse/etc. ?

7. Age of Conan since launch - getting better/worse/etc. ?

8. [News] KDE4 Gets Better Vi Than Vi, Better Firefox

9. [News] KDE 4 Gets Better and Better, Vista "Winblobs"

10. It gets worse - Much worse!

11. It just gets worse and worse

12. Altera support getting worse and worse......

13. Gets worse and worse

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