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Australian ISPs to throttle, quarantine zombie PCs

littlekorea (1656839) writes | more than 4 years ago

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littlekorea (1656839) writes "ISPs in Australia have agreed to a voluntary code under which subscribers that don't secure their PC's and become infected with malware will have their connection speeds throttled and choice of websites walled off to prevent harm spreading across the network. The code of practice improves on a draft in which ISPs would be expected to cut off zombie-infected PCs altogether ."
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