Microsoft Security Blog

The official Microsoft blog for discussing industry and Microsoft security topics.

April, 2011

  • FBI and DOJ legal and technical action against Coreflood botnet

    Yesterday, the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice announced a legal and technical operation to take down the Coreflood botnet, taking legal action to get a restraining order against the botnet operators and seizure warrants to go after the botnet infrastructure. Over on the Microsoft on the Issues blog , the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit commends the actions, which continue to build on industry collaborative efforts (like Microsoft’s recent Rustock and Waledac botnet takedowns) to fight against botnets...