Criminals ‘may overwhelm the web’

Criminals ‘may overwhelm the web’
Criminals controlling millions of personal computers are threatening the internet’s future, experts have warned. Up to a quarter of computers on the net may be used by cyber criminals in so-called botnets, said Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the internet. Technology writer John Markoff said: “It’s as bad as you can imagine, it puts the whole internet at risk.”
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