21 Dec 2013

ZeroAccess takedown leads hackers to abandon bot

Author: SandoralGelber331 | Filed under: About

Microsoft is claiming a total victory—at least for this round—over the ZeroAccess bot-herders whose criminal network was the target of a joint effort among Microsoft, the FBI, Europol, and a group of security vendors. ”I am pleased to report that our disruption effort has been successful, and it appears that the criminals have abandoned their botnet,” writes Richard Boscovich, assistant general counsel of Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit, in the Official Microsoft   Blog . Bot-herders literally signaled their abandonment with a white flag

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