Microsoft Pitches PC Isolation Ward To Defeat Botnets

Tagged: Botnets, Microsoft, Technology
Source: Computerworld Inc - Read the full article
Posted: 4 years 6 weeks ago

"Microsoft's security chief Wednesday pitched a plan that would block some botnet-infected computers from connecting to the Internet. A noted botnet researcher said the proposal didn't attack the problem at its root, and like many technical solutions, was unlikely to do much good. In a paper published Wednesday, Scott Charney, who heads Microsoft's trustworthy computing group, spelled out a concept of "collective defense" that he said was modeled after public health measures like vaccinations and quarantines." | more

 

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massau
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Tiv wrote:Someone needs to do something about these botnets. Good to see everyone is willing to help.
would it be able to make a large botnet that protects the pc from an other botnet (just an idea)

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Someone needs to do something about these botnets. Good to see everyone is willing to help.

I sleep fine at night knowing we are banning people who deserve it.  Tivon
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