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World Business: Botnets -- 01/04/2011 | PBS

Duration: 06:19
Program: World Business
Broadcast Date: Apr. 1, 2011

World Business: You may not have heard of them, but botnets are already affecting your life. Criminals seize control of vast networks of personal computers around the world, by infecting them with malicious software and then use them to distribute huge amounts of spam. But now botnets have taken a big hit. The world's most prolific source of junk mail has been shut down and it's a landmark case. Reporter: Nick Easen

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Post Date: April 5, 2011