[tforum] Researchers crack major botnet - should they fix the target computers?

Joe Breen Joe.Breen at utah.edu
Tue May 6 05:24:26 MDT 2008


For those that follow security and the moral and ethical dilemmas that
accompany this topic...

This two page article is a quick read and puts forth both sides of
whether security researchers should fix/disable a botnet that has
claimed the cycles of machines around the world to send spam.

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Kraken-Botnet-Infiltration-Triggers-Et
hics-Debate/


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