November 30th, 2007, 20:20 PM
Police swoop in on New Zealand botmaster
New Zealand Police this week cracked down on an alleged botnet ringleader in New Zealand, who the FBI claims had illegal control over 1 million computers.
The sweep is part of the FBI's second phase of "Operation Bot Roast"--the same operation which resulted in four felony charges against 26-year-old Los Angeles security consultant John Schiefer.
The New Zealand suspect, who goes by the na...