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Microsoft revealed this week that one of the many criminal botnets it has helped to shut down, the Rustock botnet, was accomplished because it was violating a 67 year old counterfeit law.
The FBI is getting info from Microsoft to help them go after the person allegedly in charge of the Rustock botnet that had infected millions of PCs all over the world earlier this year.
Microsoft has been diligently pursing the Rustock botnet and earlier this year they took down the Rustock botnet which was responsible for as many as 30 billion spam messages per day. It was yet another...
Last March, Microsoft decided to lead a takedown on the massive Rustock botnet which had infected millions of PCs all over the world. The takedown efforts included having Microsoft and law enforcement representatives physically seize...
Microsoft has been known in the past in dealing with the takedown of certain botnets. Earlier this year they took down the Rustock botnet which was responsible for as many as 30 billion spam messages...
Microsoft has unleashed its legal dragnet in an attempt to take down the Rustock botnet. According to WSJ, the botnet, which consists of approximately 150,000 computers around the globe, is capable of sending 30 billion...