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Offline polonus

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Botnet owner uses free Google service
« on: September 19, 2006, 01:59:46 PM »
Hi malware fighters,

A botnet owner uses Google Analytics to keep track of his bots:
http://www.avertlabs.com/research/blog/?p=89

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Re: Botnet owner uses free Google service
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2006, 02:13:24 PM »
I've noticed more and more sites using Google Analytics (from the No Script extension), so it is hardly surprising that they would use it. So Google need to get its act together and use some of the security measures that detect botnets and deny them the Google Analytics service.
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