Waledac botnet shut down by Microsoft

Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit has effectively shut down the Waledac botnet.
In partnership with security vendors and law enforcement officials, Microsoft implemented “Operation b49″ and moved to the federal courts to get a temporary restraining order cutting off 277 Internet domains believed to be run by criminals as the Waledac bot.
It’s good to see that it is not just technical security solutions to battle the bad guys, but that the law enforcers are actively helping.
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