Net pioneer predicts overwhelming botnet surge
Internet pioneer Vint Cerf has warned high-powered attendees at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that the Internet is at serious risk from botnets.
According to Mark Sunner, chief security analyst at MessageLabs, Cerf's words of warning are far from scaremongering and the picture is at least as serious as Cerf paints it.
More in the article and the links provided in the article. The warning signs have been here all through 2006 and it seems the benefit to botmasters is beginning to really pay off.
This is major and something all computer users, particularly those using Windows computers (90+% of users) need to be aware of.