Items tagged with Rustock

It's like the wild west all over again, only this time we have the Internet, modern technology, and plumbing. Oh, and Microsoft isn't asking anyone to bring back a head on a platter. The Redmond sheriff is simply asking for "new information that results in the identification, arrest, and conviction" of those responsible for propagating the Rustock botnet. The reward for assisting Microsoft with its hat trick is a cool quarter of a million dollars. That's a lot of coin. The offer "stems from Microsoft's recognition that the Rustock botnet is responsible for a number of criminal activities and serves... Read more...