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Microsoft Disrupts Bladabindi (NJrat) and Jenxcus (NJw0rm) Malware Through DNS Control

3:03 pm on Jul 1, 2014 (gmt 0)

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An interesting way of taking control of IPs run by operations aiding, knowingly or otherwise, the distribution of malware.

Playing offense against cybercriminals is what drives me and everyone here at the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit. Today, Microsoft has upped the ante against global cybercrime, taking legal action to clean up malware and help ensure customers stay safer online. In a civil case filed on June 19, Microsoft named two foreign nationals, Mohamed Benabdellah and Naser Al Mutairi, and a U.S. company, Vitalwerks Internet Solutions, LLC (doing business as No-IP.com), for their roles in creating, controlling, and assisting in infecting millions of computers with malicious software—harming Microsoft, its customers and the public at large.Microsoft Disrupts Bladabindi (NJrat) and Jenxcus (NJw0rm) Malware Through DNS Control [blogs.technet.com]