Canadian Hackers

I wonder if their bots were polite:

Police raided several homes across Quebec on Wednesday and arrested 16 people in their investigation, which they say uncovered the largest hacking scam in Canadian history. The hackers collaborated online to attack and take control of as many as one million computers around the world that were not equipped with anti-virus software or firewalls, said provincial police captain Frederick Gaudreau.

The story has a bunch of “as many as” and “as much as”, which often does make one wonder about the lower bound…

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