Database Handicapping Software- JCapper

JCapper Message Board

          Off Topic
                      -- Microsoft takes out alleged European based botnet

Home Register
Log In
By Microsoft takes out alleged European based botnet
jeff
12/8/2013
12:29:55 PM
Inside the Effort to Kill a Web 'Fraud Botnet'
Working With Law Enforcement, Team Cuts Off Servers for Zombie Computers:

Link to an article by Christopher S. Stewart and Merissa Marr published at WSJ.com:
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303722104579240151385337672


--quote:
"For months, investigators at Microsoft Corp. MSFT +0.95% hunkered down in front of their computer monitors, patiently stalking the shadowy figures behind what the company says is a major Web ad-fraud machine.

Then, on Thursday, they pounced. Armed with a court order and law enforcement help overseas, the team took steps to cut off communication links to European-based servers considered the mega-brain for an army of zombie computers known as ZeroAccess."
--end quote




-jp

.



~Edited by: jeff  on:  12/8/2013  at:  12:29:55 PM~

Reply
Reply

Copyright 2018 JCapper Software              back to the JCapper Message Board              www.JCapper.com