Security Project

Security Project - Michael Lane Dr. Kletke 12/1/07 Security...

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Michael Lane Dr. Kletke 12/1/07 Security Project My topic is about botnet owners, and how they attempt to control numerous computers from all over the world to launch web attacks. This has really affected our economy because botnets have caused a $20 economic loss. It also affects each computer owner, because bonnets have also managed to infect approximately one million computers. The FBI, has launched an operating called “Bot Roast,” to ultimately stop this security problem that has greatly affected our country. FBI Director Robert S. Mueller commented that “Today, botnets are the weapon of choice of cyber criminals. They seek to conceal their criminal activities by using third party computers as vehicles for their crimes.” Despite the challenge of finding those responsible for the economic loss and infection of one million computers, the FBI is still working aggressively to bring those criminals to justice. My source was from Softpedia, which is a website that brings up-to-date
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MSIS 3223 taught by Professor ? during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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