Storm botnet profiled on Website

Storm, which has grown into a large remotely controlled botnet since the initial worm appeared a year ago to infect victims' machines, is getting a graphic profile on a Web site set up to track it. StormTracker on Secure Computing's TrustedSource.org research portal displays real-time information compiled through sensors maintained in 75 countries. According to […]

Storm, which has grown into a large remotely controlled botnet since the initial worm appeared a year ago to infect victims' machines, is getting a graphic profile on a Web site set up to track it.

StormTracker on Secure Computing's TrustedSource.org research portal displays real-time information compiled through sensors maintained in 75 countries. According to Dmitri Alperovitch, director of intelligence analysis and hosted security at Secure Computing's TrustedSource Labs, Storm has morphed into a botnet capable of various tasks, such as sending spam, establishing malicious Web pages or carrying out phishing attacks.

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