Thursday, June 11, 2009

Is China Creating the World's Largest Botnet Army?

Posted by timothy on Thursday June 11, @03:22PM
from the economies-of-scale dept.
david_a_eaves writes"The Chinese government is mandating that all computers sold in China come with Internet blocking software. Rob Cottingham writes an excellentpiece noting how the censorship application of this software should be the least of our concerns. This new software may create an opportunity for the Chinese Government to appropriate these computers and use them to create the worlds largest botnet army."

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