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Intents & Purposes Radio, March 16, 2010

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RadioIP with Levi and Tim: Zombie computers are lurking in the dark corners of the Internet form a matrix of data-snatching machines. These botnets are constantly trolling for banks account numbers, passwords and personal data. Dr. Giovanni Vigna, one of the UC Santa Barbara researchers who recently took down one of the largest of these online criminal networks explained just how he and the UCSB Computer Security Group foiled the Tropig Botnet. Listen to today’s show here.

[Links to resources mentioned on the show to determine if a Web site poses a risk: Wepawet & Anubis]