Security sweep firm links botnet infestation and file sharing

Public sector apparently suffers most from idle P2Pers
John Leyden
There’s high degree of correlation between organisations with P2P activity and system compromises via malware infections, according to a new study by BitSight Technologies.
Correlation is, of course, different from causation. However, the booby-trapping of Torrents to tricks freetards into sucking down on malicious code is a well-known tactic, so it’s possible that BitSight might be onto something beyond saying that firms with lax security controls in general get infected more often.
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