Things are bad in general for the UK on this front, with the nation being officially the worst bot-infected place on the globe. This is particularly accountable by the massive spread of broadband in this country. The city of Winsford in Cheshire is the world's second biggest hotspot for zombies, followed by Seoul in Korea.
"Bot networks are valuable for a couple of reasons: One, because they allow for extremely rapid propagation, and two, because they provide a relatively high level of anonymity for providing attacks," Dean Turner, senior manager of the Symantec Security Response team said.
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