Friday, September 22nd, 2006 by
FaceTime Communications recently discovered a worm that uses America Online Instant Messenger, otherwise known as AIM, to create a network of controlled PCs or also known as a bot network. It’s called the “Pipeline Worm” and it is revolutionary.
Bot networks are networks of PCs controlled by an outside entity. This entity gains control of these PCs by infecting them by using one of several procedures… Continue reading