Erik Funkenbusch wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Mar 2009 17:01:11 -0400, Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Erik Funkenbusch belched out
>> this bit o' wisdom:
>>> Despite all those "limitations", there were estimated to be more than
>>> 100,000 infected routers.
>> The dude who did it /counted/ 80,000.
> That doesn't count all the ones that were infected and cleaned before this
> hubbub, and it didn't count the ones that were turned off at the time, and
> it didn't count the ones that may have been compromised within a
> firewalled area.
> Even so, 80,000 is a huge number still.
How many Windows exploits, malware, rootkits, viruses, worms, and trojans
can be fixed by cycling the power and changing the passwords?
How many millions of PCs have been assimilated into botnets?