sfcrazy writes: It will be really embarrassing for Microsoft if it turns out that the spam botnet was actually running on Windows machines and not on Android devices. Sophos' Chester Wisniewski writes, "We either have a new PC botnet that is exploiting Yahoo!'s Android APIs or we have mobile phones with some sort of malware that uses the Yahoo! APIs for sending spam messages."
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