[ARATLD-Discuss] Report: Attacks on ISP Nets Intensifying

Baher Esmat baher.esmat at icann.org
Wed Sep 19 23:31:13 EEST 2007


[Sorry for duplicate postings]

"Not surprisingly, ISPs say botnets are the number one threat to their
networks, and that these malicious networks are growing in size and
sophistication. Botnets are used for DOS attacks (71 percent), sending spam
(64 percent), as open proxies (34 percent), for storing ID theft information
(16 percent), and as part of phishing systems (37 percent), according to
respondents."

Read the full story here:
http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=133973. 

 

Regards,

-Baher

 

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