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Microsoft says it decimated Waledac botnet

The company has said that thousands of bots are no longer receiving commands and attributed it to earlier legal action.

By March 17, 2010

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With legal nod, Microsoft ambushes Waledac botnet

With a restraining order in hand, Microsoft is working to take down the spambot, which has infected hundreds of thousands of PCs worldwide.

By February 25, 2010

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Waledac worm targeting July 4 spam offensive

Researcher warns people to be cautious about clicking on links related to Independence Day videos in e-mails over the holiday.

By July 2, 2009

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Microsoft legal punch may change botnet battles forever

The software giant is on the verge of getting a court to grant it ownership over domains used in the Waledac spam botnet.

By September 9, 2010

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Experts take down Grum spam botnet, world's third largest

Botnet was responsible for 18 billion spam messages a day -- about 18 percent of the world's spam -- experts tell The New York Times.

By July 18, 2012

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Botnets cause surge in February spam

Spam levels increase more than 5 percent in February over prior month, due in large part to greater activity from Grum and Rustock botnets, according to Symantec.

By March 2, 2010

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Microsoft settles suit against alleged botnet hoster

Provider of free domains has agreed to delete or to transfer to Microsoft all subdomains the software giant had said were tied to the Kelihos botnet.

By October 26, 2011

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Microsoft identifies two Zeus botnet crime ring suspects

The pair, who are linked to a malware network that stole more than $100 million, are already in custody in the U.K.

By July 2, 2012

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Microsoft halts another botnet: Kelihos

A Czech resident is accused of operating a botnet that infected tens of thousands of computers, serving spam and harvesting data. This is the third botnet Microsoft has taken down using the same legal and technical measures.

By September 27, 2011

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CNET News Daily Podcast: 'Profound pain' over ads in China

Waledac botnet is "decimated," ad companies in China worry their businesses are in danger if Google pulls search operation, Bing Maps goes stargazing.

By March 17, 2010