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Microsoft teams up with law enforcement and other partners to disrupt Gamarue (Andromeda)

Today, with help from Microsoft security researchers, law enforcement agencies around the globe, in cooperation with Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU), announced the disruption of Gamarue, a widely distributed malware that has been used in networks of infected computers collectively called the Andromeda botnet. The disruption is the culmination of a journey that started in...

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Operation b49: Microsoft takes on the bots

Botnets are networks of compromised computers that are controlled remotely and secretly by one or more cybercriminals.  If your computer is infected with a botnet it can perform automated tasks over the Internet without your knowledge. These tasks often include sending out large numbers of spam messages to people in your contact list. Microsoft is committed...

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