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Bamital Botnet Takedown Crushes Search Hijacking and Click Fraud Scams

Today, Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit, in collaboration with Symantec, have successfully taken down a dangerous botnet called “Bamital” that was being used to hijack people’s search results and take them to potentially dangerous websites that could install malware onto their computer, steal their personal information, or fraudulently charge businesses for online advertisement clicks. This botnet...

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