This Just In: Dog Bites Man!

There’s a saying in journalism, “When a dog bites a man, that is not news, because it happens so often. But if a man bites a dog, that is news.”

Consider the Kneber botnet.  If you follow tech news, it was nearly impossible to miss the stories on Feburary 18, 2010 mentioning how this newly discovered botnet had infected almost 75,000 computers and including those of over 2500 organizations.  Sounds pretty serious, doesn’t it?  Let’s look a little deeper.  Kneber is a variant of the ZeuS botnet.