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Brett_Tabke - 1:45 am on Jan 26, 2007 (gmt 0)
|...millions of personal computers threaten the internet's future, experts have warned at the World Economic Forum in Davos. |
Up to a quarter of computers on the net may be used by cyber criminals in so-called "botnets", according to Vint Cerf, one of the internet's founders.
Cerf is one of the co-developers of the TCP/IP standard underling all internet traffic. He likened the spread of botnets to a pandemic.
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