On Thursday, MessageLabs reported in its April Intelligence Report a marked decrease in the number of malware links connected to the Storm botnet. "It's not too often that a security company says that things are getting better," said Mark Sunner, Chief Security Analyst.
At its peak, Sunner said, the Storm botnet resided upon one million computers worldwide. That number has since come down to between 85,000 IP addresses at the end of April. He said that over the last eighteen months Storm has been constant, and never decreased according to MessageLabs research. "Other security companies … Read more