"And yet, I'd be willing to bet that none of those
22,000 machines ran GNU/Linux or Mac OS. Because the fact is, that
the vast majority of machines on botnets are running Windows, and
that this is yet another problem caused by the Microsoft
"But nothing of this is mentioned in the BBC piece. Instead, it
is presented as if botnets were some inevitable part of computing
life -- something you might get, just as you might catch a cold,
because, hey, these things happen."