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Submission + - New wave of botnets on the horizon (blogspot.com)

Trimegistus writes: "The recent breakup of the ChangeDNS botnet which infected more than 4 million computers and was under the control of a single ring of criminals raised a new set of concerns. The biggest effect of the commoditization of botnet tools and other computer security exploits might be a new wave of major botnet attacks, driven by people who simply buy their malware from the equivalent of an app store—or who rent it as a service."
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New wave of botnets on the horizon

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In the future, you're going to get computers as prizes in breakfast cereals. You'll throw them out because your house will be littered with them.

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