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  • Despite Hitting Back at Botnets, Spam Remains Level - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Despite Hitting Back at Botnets, Spam Remains Level

    In recent months, several botnets have been taken down through a variety of legal and technical methods. However, according to Google survey, spam levels have remained stable despite these supposed disruptions. In spite of the recent take-downs of the Mariposa, Zeus and Waledac botnets, Google Postini has found that these actions had little long term […] More

  • Microsoft's Waledac Take-Down Could Provide Model for Future - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft's Waledac Take-Down Could Provide Model for Future

    Earlier this year, The New New Internet reported that Microsoft used a combination of court actions and technical prowess to disrupt the Waledac botnet. According to program manager Jeff Williams, the take-down “effectively decimated” the botnet, severing communications between around 90,000 infected computers and the control servers. “While it is still too early to know […] More

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