Byron Acohido and Jon Swartz report in USA TODAY that 40% of all computers connected to the Internet are part of a botnet.
It’s a good bet that a significant percentage of these infected machines are running up-to-date AV suites, too. Traditional signature-based Malware: A generic term for a software that is designed to disable or otherwise damage computers, networks and computer systems LookingGlass Cyber (n) - another type of cold that can destroy a computer by latching on to destroy other programs. protection can’t keep up with the zero-day threats. As a result, there are a lot people navigating the Web with a false sense of security.