[Reuters] NSA 'hijacked' criminal botnets to install spyware

Posted by: UGN Security

[Reuters] NSA 'hijacked' criminal botnets to install spyware - 03/12/14 02:05 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - While U.S. law enforcement agencies have long tried to stamp out networks of compromised computers used by cyber criminals, the National Security Agency has been hijacking the so-called botnets as a resource for spying.