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Submission + - White House Announces Initiative to Fight Botnets (

benfrog writes: "ISPs and financial-services companies would share data about computers made into botnets under a pilot program announced today by the Obama administration. From the article: "the voluntary principles include coordinating across sectors and addressing the problem globally." The White House is also backing a bill proposed by Joe Lieberman that would put the Department of Homeland Security in charge of cybersecurity of vital systems such as power grids and transportation networks."
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White House Announces Initiative to Fight Botnets

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