How Botnets Are Lo-bot-omizing Your PC

 
 
By Lisa Vaas  |  Posted 2007-05-11 Email
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

In this OnSecurity, Lisa Vaas gets Arbor Networks Chief Research Officer Danny McPherson on the line to talk about botnets, botconomics, how malware rips through security defenses and how to layer security for protection.





How Botnets Are Lo-bot-omizing Your PC
In this OnSecurity, Lisa Vaas gets Arbor Networks Chief Research Officer Danny McPherson on the line to talk about botnets, botconomics, how malware rips through security defenses and how to layer security for protection.

Host: Lisa Vaas

Length: 00:12:57







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Lisa Vaas is News Editor/Operations for eWEEK.com and also serves as editor of the Database topic center. Since 1995, she has also been a Webcast news show anchorperson and a reporter covering the IT industry. She has focused on customer relationship management technology, IT salaries and careers, effects of the H1-B visa on the technology workforce, wireless technology, security, and, most recently, databases and the technologies that touch upon them. Her articles have appeared in eWEEK's print edition, on eWEEK.com, and in the startup IT magazine PC Connection. Prior to becoming a journalist, Vaas experienced an array of eye-opening careers, including driving a cab in Boston, photographing cranky babies in shopping malls, selling cameras, typography and computer training. She stopped a hair short of finishing an M.A. in English at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She earned a B.S. in Communications from Emerson College. She runs two open-mic reading series in Boston and currently keeps bees in her home in Mashpee, Mass.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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