After a few months' rest, SQL Web attack spreads anew

October 2, 2009

[From Network World]

A botnet network of hacked computers has sprung back to life in the past few days and started infecting Web sites so that they attack PCs of unsuspecting visitors.

Named Asprox, after the toolkit used in its attacks, this network gained attention in May and June when it infected an estimated tens of thousands of Web pages on more than 1,000 Web domains, typically infecting the Web sites of small businesses, schools and local governments.

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