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McAfee's Libel Against Open Source

Apr 15, 2008, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

"Over the weekend Stuart Hicks emailed the OSI about an odd statement made by McAfee in its white paper on botnets:

"Taking the bot controller offline may kill a botnet. As a result, many bots use a Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS) or have a list of backup IP addresses to survive such an event. Bot technology is rapidly evolving, often aided and abetted, unfortunately, by the open-source movement..."

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