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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

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


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