On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, Eric S. Johansson wrote:

>  But using your spam size, , the slowdown factor becomes roughly
> 73 times.  So they would need 73 machines running full tilt all the time
> to regain their old throughput.

Believe me, the professionals have enough 0wned machines that this is

On the flipside, it means the machines are "burned" faster.

> unfortunately, I think you making some assumptions that are not fully
> warranted.  I will try to do some research and figure out the number of
> machines compromised.  The best No. I had seen to date was about 350,000.

It's at least an order of magnitude higher than this, possibly 2 orders,
thanks to rampaging worms with spamware installation payloads
compromising cablemodem- and adsl- connected Windows machines worldwide.


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