Thursday, March 4, 2010

Butterfly Zombie Takedown

Computer/Net security fascinates me the way very poisonous snakes do. Curiously admirable, but scary.

A "12.7 million strong zombie network" named Mariposa botnet was taken down in December, and the article has this interview about it:

The following video walks through how to install RUBotted to check your own home computer for bot activity. (Per the review, RUBotted is not a guarantee that there won't still be bots lurking in your 'pooter's subconscious, of course.)

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