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MicrosoftMicrosoft says about the “freeing” of two million computers of botnet Citadel

Microsoft says that earlier this month, the company has blocked the work of a large botnet Citadel, which allowed “to free” about 2 million computers worldwide. Previously, these machines have been infected with malicious software and used to steal more than $ 500 million from bank accounts.

“We definitely liberated more than 2 million PCs worldwide. This is a very conservative estimate,” – said Richard Boscovich, Assistant General Counsel for Microsoft Digita Crimes Unit. “Most of the machines worked in the U.S., Europe and Hong Kong.” (more…)