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#1 Layback Bear

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Posted 26 February 2010 - 06:01 AM

Microsoft is doing good. soft Corp. has won a court decision that will allow it to attempt to topple a botnet by cutting off its methods of communicating with its creators. A federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, granted a request from Microsoft to have 277 Internet domains deactivated, all of which are linked to the Botnet in question, identified as Waledac.

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Posted 26 February 2010 - 01:34 PM

It's about time they start cutting botnets off at the root. One for the good guys!
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Posted 26 February 2010 - 03:46 PM

Good news indeed.

"Ototo'i wa usagi o mita no...Kino wa shika...Kyo wa anata." -Kotomi Ichinose (Clannad) [see below for translation]
"Day before yesterday I saw a rabbit, and yesterday a deer, and today, you." -The Dandelion Girl
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Posted 26 February 2010 - 06:20 PM

Just a question (from a person who knows nothing about botnets - apart from seeing some irc bots); Are all botnets 'bad' i.e. compromised computer networks?
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Posted 27 February 2010 - 08:28 AM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botnet. This might help you understand Botnets.

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Posted 27 February 2010 - 08:37 AM

Thanks Layback Bear :thumbsup:
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Posted 27 February 2010 - 12:57 PM

Good to see i have had problems with botnets before.




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