200,000 new zombies per day

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Vikorr, Jan 18, 2006.

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  1. Vikorr

    Vikorr Registered Member

    May 1, 2005
  2. houseisland

    houseisland Registered Member

    Jan 12, 2006
    Scary, isn't it?

    The consequences spiral out and out and have an eventual impact on everyone.

    I myself have been bitten in the posterior. My wife, who teaches at a university, got us tarpitted with my home ISP by sending out anouncements to her classes from home. Since I am the home tech support person, it was my fault. :gack: Fix it now!!!!!! :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:

    I had to climb my ISP's tech support totem pole to a senior administrator level before I could convince anyone that my computers were not possessed by demon SPAM bots.

    My home ISP, a very good and very responsible small ISP (by the way), is forced to be pro-active. It is exasperating sometimes to live under the measures they must impose, but the consolation is that things would get much worse without such measures.
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