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Microsoft and Symantec take out botnet responsible for more than $1m of fraud

PUBLISHED February 7, 2013

Microsoft and Symantec have disabled a two-year-old network of remotely controlled PCs, or "botnet", that was responsible for at least a million dollars in "click fraud" every year ? and possibly substantially more ? and which may have controlled as many 1.8m PCs.

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