The Botnet Threat: Targeting Your Business
The objective of a robot network or "botnet" is simple: Enlist your computers into the armies of zombies that will, on command from some faraway place, bombard other computers with fraudulent spam and malware, turning those computers into zombies as well. In this whitepaper, you will learn more about the remarkable and serious threat posed by botnets. Understand their development from "Sobig" to "MayDay," and see how their creators continually upgrade them to evade traditional security defenses. Finally, understand how MessageLabs proprietary technology known as Skeptic provides a unique solution to protect your business.