Anonymous' Slowloris smokescreen

Joining Anonymous' cause is as simple as downloading Slowloris, but is this true cyberactivism or a ploy to add computers to a botnet?

This morning I was approached by a local security writer for my thoughts about a recent claim by Symantec.

Apparently, supporters of Anonymous, keen to join DDoS attacks using the infamous Slowloris tool, had instead been tricked by opportunistic cybercrooks into installing malware:

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