Microsoft takes down Rustock botnet, seizes equipment and files suit

Written on:March 18, 2011
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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 spam messages a day. 150,000 is the most conservative estimate of its size, and some…

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