bill - 3:56 am on Jun 7, 2013 (gmt 0) [edited by: bill at 4:19 am (utc) on Jun 8, 2013]
Microsoft has known about these sorts of botnets for years. They've been very particular about how and when they deal with them. If they were any more proactive I think we'd see a huge outcry in the tech press.
How do these two statements play together?
Why would it make a difference if they knew the people coordinating this? Shutting down this network will certainly hurt the investment that was put into this system...that seems obvious.
[edited by: bill at 4:19 am (utc) on Jun 8, 2013]