Bot masters in cut-throat DDoS fight

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denial-of-service_attack

Botnet operators in the criminal underground are launching large denial of service attacks against each other in a bid to knock out rivals in the race to compromise computers.

Security researchers have discovered command and control servers owned by operators of Zeus botnets were blasted by those running a rival Cutwail botnet in a distributed denial of service attack reaching 300,000 connections a minute.

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