Microsoft helps shutdown Rustock; the world’s largest spam network

Today Microsoft dealt a massive blow to the spam industry by taking Rustock, the world’s largest spam network, offline. It is thought that Rustock had over 1 million infected computers in its botnet and accounted for around 39% of worldwide spam last year.

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fatstarr2050d ago

I love botnets and things like this. its cool to see how they work :D.

anyways Good job Microsoft.

technologymob2050d ago (Edited 2050d ago )

I tend to agree. While I don't condone what Anonymous do, from a certain perspective it's interesting to watch what they do next.