U.S. Government Proposal Would Enlist ISPs to Fight Botnets

The U.S. departments of Homeland Security and Commerce have issued a request for proposal to develop a program which would have major ISPs detect and notify customers they are part of a bot army. – Homeland Security and Commerce departments are considering a
voluntary program in which Internet service providers will proactively detect
infected computers participating in a botnet.
The Department of Homeland Security, National
Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Nationa…