Data Security Breach | Magazine dédié à votre sécurité informatique. Microsoft and Financial Services Industry Leaders Target Cybercriminal Operations from Zeus Botnets - The Official Microsoft Blog – News and Perspectives from Microsoft. In our most complex effort to disrupt botnets to date, Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit – in collaboration with Financial Services – Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association, as well as Kyrus Tech Inc. – has executed a coordinated global action against some of the worst known cybercrime operations fueling online fraud and identity theft today.
With this legal and technical action, a number of the most harmful botnets using the Zeus family of malware worldwide have been disrupted in an unprecedented, proactive cross-industry operation against this cybercriminal organization. As you may have read, after a months-long investigation, successful pleading before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and a coordinated seizure of command and control servers in Scranton, Penn. and Lombard, Ill., some of the worst known Zeus botnets were disrupted by Microsoft and our partners worldwide. RFC-Editor Webpage.