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Gerry Smith

Microsoft Takedown Busts Up Global Cybercrime Ring

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

Thousands of computer users around the world received startling news Wednesday when they tried to search online: their PCs were infected and used by h...

How Microsoft Took Down A Massive Botnet

Posted 12.03.2011 | Technology

By Nick Clayton, The Wall Street Journal Last week, Microsoft announced it had shut down the botnet known as Kelihos, Waledac 2.0 or Hlux. The focu...

Microsoft To Deactivate Botnet Army

foxnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft has won a court order to deactivate a "botnet," an army of tens of thousands of PCs around the globe infected with malicious code that allow...

Waledac Botnet TAKEDOWN: Microsoft Wins Court Approval To Topple Botnet Army

Yahoo! News | Thu Feb 25, 2:42 Am ET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Software giant Microsoft Corp has won a U.S. court approval to deactivate a global network of computers that the company accused of spreading spam and...