Advancing the fight against botnets with consumer notifications
|Advancing the fight against botnets with consumer notifications|
|Date||2011 / 2011-12-05|
|Link||http://blogs.technet.com/b/security/archive/2011/12/05/advancing-the-fight-against-botnets-with-consumer-notifications.aspx blogs.technet.com (blogs.technet.com Archive copy at the Wayback Machine)|
“ As we’ve reported on this blog in the past, Microsoft is actively involved in the global fight against botnets. Our involvement spans technical, legal and ecosystem engagement actions. A major component of the ecosystem is government, and in the United States, the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security recently issued a Request for Information (RFI) concerning Models to Advance Voluntary Corporate Customer Notification to Consumers Regarding the Illicit Use of Computer Equipment by Botnets and Related Malware.