Broadband Explosion in China And India To Fuel Bots, Spam

Botnet operators have begun to quietly expand their recruiting efforts to China and India, as broadband adoption begins to take off in these countries.Security researchers at MessageLabs, now part of Symantec, have seen measurable bot activity cropping up for the first time across mainland China and India. “Twelve months ago, there was practically nothing [happening there with bots]. But [now] there’s something going on there,” says Mark Sunner, chief security analyst for MessageLabs, who here at the CSI show on Tuesday discussed new trends in botnet and malware activity.
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