Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, May 31, 2012

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Botnets are series of computers that are infected without their owners knowing it. Those computers -- possibly your computer -- are then used to send spam, relay stolen data, all sorts of bad stuff. Corporate bigwigs met for a summit on botnets at the White House yesterday, trying to find a way to make sure computers aren't infected with bad software.

White House summit on botnet combat held

Industry titans gather to figure out how to keep people off zombie networks.
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