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October 12, 2005

Dutch Police Arrest Three in Virus DOS Plot

Dutch Police arrested three men for creating a botnet network of 100,000 strong PC's that were used in a denial of service attack against an unidentified U.S. company.  The three men used the Toxbot trojan (also known as Codbot) to infect the machines.

Details are in an Information Week story here.

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